CCYC is now hiring Crew Members for our Fall season! If you’re interested in camping and working in beautiful places while participating in conservation activities on the Colorado Plateau then this job is for you! You’ll be building trails, fences, removing invasive species (with chainsaws), restoring grasslands, doing fuel reduction, and various other tasks assigned by our service partners. You’ll be able to network with people in the field who work with the National Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, and others. You’ll be on a crew of 8 in remote locations in the Four Corners region. The season will run from August 6th until late November 2018. Upon successful completion of your season you may be eligible for an education award from AmeriCorps. Must be age 18-26 and pass a criminal history check. You can apply here: https://ccdiscovery.org/conservation-corp/apply
Reasonable accommodations can be made for interviews, as well as for service, for any qualified applicant with a disability.
5 reasons to spend a season with CCYC:
v Get paid to live in the outdoors
v Make a tangible difference
v Explore the Four Corners region
v Gain work experience in the conservation field
v See and learn about amazing things
About Canyon Country Youth Corps
The Canyon Country Youth Corps (CCYC) is an AmeriCorps program operated by the Canyon Country Discovery Center in Monticello, Utah. CCYC provides opportunities for youth and young adults, ages 15-26, to participate in service work projects on public lands in Southeastern Utah in partnership with the land-managing agencies of the region.
Projects include trail maintenance and construction; fence construction, repair or demolition; habitat restoration; mechanical and non-mechanical thinning; invasive species removal and treatment; and other conservation related projects in backcountry and front country settings. CCYC involves youth from the four corners region as well as national hires.