September 2011 Corpsmember of the Month
Supervisor: Jon Wheeler, NRC Supervisor
Crew: Natural Resources Crew
Length of time at CCNB: 9.5 months
Reason corpsmember was selected: Exemplary performance and attitude with superior work ethic
Leadership: Field Education Facilitator
Skills training received at CCNB: Chipper operator, chainsaw operator, hedge trimmer, brush cutter, irrigation, invasive plant identification and removal, native planting, soil compactor operator, leaf blower, highway safety.
Favorite project: He enjoys certain aspects of them all.
Favorite educational component: The sizes of the classes and the dedication of the teachers.
Favorite aspect of working at CCNB: Frienships with coworkers.
What did Corpsmember do before joining CCNB? Daycare
Why they joined CCNB: Ricardo joined CCNB for his high school diploma and a steady work schedule.
How CCNB has changed their life: He has learned many skills that will prove useful in his future, ensuring better job opportunities to come.
What life lessons has the Corpsmember learned from the experience? That he is capable of many things that he otherwise would have no knowledge of without CCNB.
Any advice for young people wanting to join CCNB? Keep at it. If you can make it past the first 3 months, you'll be fine.
What’s the most important thing you’ve learned from this experience? To take advantage of eveyr opportunity thrown my way.
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