The Winona and La Crosse Districts of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge (Refuge) will be hiring four students each this summer to work on a Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) crew. This summerís YCC program will begin on Monday, June 17 and end eight weeks later on Friday, August 9. Crew members will be paid $7.25 per hour for a 40-hour work week. The work week is Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Applications are available on-line at www.fws.gov/refuge/upper_mississippi_river/ or at either District office, Monday through Friday between 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Youth interested in working in Winona area should submit their applications to: Brian Pember, UMR Winona District, 51 East 4th Street, Room 203, Winona, MN, 55987. Youth interested in working at the La Crosse District Office should submit their applications to Kendra Niemec, UMR La Crosse District, N5727 County Road Z, Onalaska, WI 54650.
Applications must be received by the office you are interested in by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2012.
Applicants will be selected by random drawing and notified by Friday, April 19, 2013. Questions about the program should be directed to Brian Pember (Winona) at 507-494-6237 or Kendra Niemec (LaCrosse) at 608-779-2386. Hiring is dependent on availability of funding.