Since 1926, Easter Seals Wisconsin has been creating life-changing solutions for individuals with disabilities and their families. Whether providing recreational opportunities for children, respite care for families, helping farmers continue to farm after a disabling accident or illness, or helping children and adults with disabilities gain greater independence in everyday living, Easter Seals offers a variety of services to address life’s challenges and to help individuals achieve personal goals.
AmeriCorps is a national service organization, often described as “the domestic Peace Corps.” Over 85,000 members serve annually in thousands of local and national non-profits. Members commit to a term of 300, 900 or 1700 hours. Members receive comprehensive training and a living stipend. Upon successful completion, members earn an education award that can be applied toward current education costs, student loans or future education.
AmeriCorps members make a difference at Easter Seals Wisconsin! Easter Seals Wisconsin AmeriCorps members serve in many different capacities from caring for our respite campers to planning our Transitions or Veterans Family Camp sessions to serving in the community as a Camp Outreach Liaison or Volunteer Coordinator. In the 2013-14 program year, fifty-three members will contribute over 35,000 hours of service to increase the capacity of our organization to serve more people with disabilities and their families.ilies.
To apply for an open position you will need to fill out an AmeriCorps application online. Follow this link and under "Program Name" type "Easter Seals Wisconsin".
If you have questions about these positions or the AmeriCorps program, please email or call us: 608-237-1397.