Local youth can earn cash and skills with WisCorps. Crew members on these four week crews will help local community members and organizations, community gardens, food pantries, local parks or animal shelters all while earning a paycheck.
Crew members receive certification trainings to include CPR/First Aid, Forklift Certification, Food Handler Safety along with other various equipment and on the job training.
Youth must be enrolled in WisCorps WORKS to be eligible for Neighborhood Crews.
Neighborhood Crews planned for Summer 2017 will be based in:
- Alma/C-F-C area
- Arcadia area
- Black River Falls area
- Mauston area
- La Crosse area
- Prairie du Chien area
- Sparta area
Neighborhood Crews planned for Fall 2017 will be based in:
- La Crosse County
- Vernon County
WisCorps WORKS Overview
WisCorps WORKS offers a once in a lifetime opportunity to help you pursue your career and educational goals! WORKS is unique in the fact that you are given the opportunity to work on employable skills, gain assistance in navigating the world of work all while helping your community, and being paid a real wage to do it!
The WisCorps WORKS program offers a full time four-week work experience in the spring, summer and fall.
WisCorps also offers a six-week classroom style training program during the winter months to help you fine tune your skills and learn about a variety of topics including Job Search, Goal Setting, Leadership and many more!
The WORKS Program provides youth with yearlong case management guidance as well as support services to help you overcome barriers to employment and education.
Have questions? Contact WIOA Program Manager Matt Gaworski at 608-782-2494 ext. 221 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WisCorps, Inc provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees/participants and applicants for employment/ participation without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We are committed to assuring equal employment opportunity and equal access to services, programs and activities for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability and need to access information in an alternative format, or need it translated to another language, please contact Julie Mitchell, 608-789-4585, email@example.com or Wisconsin Relay 711.
This program is funded by a Workforce Innovations and Opportunity Act grant through the Western Wisconsin Workforce Development Board, Inc., the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development and the US Department of Labor.
Participants must meet all eligibility requirements.