Date: August 6– October 31st 2017
Salary: Earn $300 per week, members are eligible for AmeriCorps Education Awards upon season completion.
Location: Monticello, Utah
Our Canyon Country Youth Corps provides employment opportunities for youth and young adults to work on service projects on public lands in the Four Corners area, in partnership with the land management agencies.
Crew Members live and work outdoors as part of a 8 person crew, completing various conservation projects in throughout Utah. Crews are trained to use chainsaws and a variety of hand tools to complete projects. Tasks may include: invasive species removal, fire mitigation work, trail construction,and other conservation related projects in backcountry and frontcountry settings.
CCYC hires native and local youth from the four corners region, as well as national hires. Crews consist of six members and two leaders. Crew’s work a schedule 9-10 days on and 5- 6 days off.
Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Conservation, Crew, Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders
No conservation experience needed
Love of the outdoors necessary
Must be willing to work hard and be part of a team
General outdoor experience preferred
Must have ability to complete required AmeriCorps hours within term of service dates, be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, be ages 18-25 by start date
Be able to pass a Federal Criminal History Check
Please fill out our online application
ABOUT CANYON COUNTRY YOUTH CORPS
Our Canyon Country Youth Corps (CCYC) program hires young adults ages 15-25 for five to twenty-five weeks to complete service projects on public lands in the Four Corners area, in partnership with land management agencies. CCYC Crew Members work on the health and accessibility of these lands through projects such as; building and maintaining trails, fuel mitigation, fence construction and maintenance, invasive species removal, and habitat restoration.
The CCYC experience improves work readiness, employment prospects, and economic independence for youth.
The CCYC experience fosters a healthy lifestyle: respect for self, others, natural resources, and the outdoors.
The CCYC experience pays wages, provides AmeriCorps education awards to youth who work 300 hours or more, allows youth to work towards completion of their GED, and improves job and life skills.
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