Time to apply for Youth Conservation Corps

LINCOLN CITY — Applications are now being accepted for the 2020 National Park Service Youth Conservation Corps Program at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial.

Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial is accepting applications for the National Park Service Youth Conservation Corps program for the 2020 season. This summer, the YCC employees will learn new skills in split rail fence repair, hiking trail maintenance, wrought iron fence repair and maintenance, and cultural landscape maintenance.

The YCC program is a student-centered work-learn-earn program, which develops an understanding and appreciation of the Nation’s environment and heritage. Administered by the National Park Service, the program offers gainful summer employment to young people in a healthy and safe, outdoor atmosphere.

All applicants must be at least 15 years of age before June 1 and must not reach 19 years of age before July 24.

To apply, applications must be received no later than 4 p.m., Friday, April 10. Up to six applicants will be selected for employment by a random drawing that will be held at 3:15 p.m. Tji April 13 at 3:15 p.m. in the Memorial Visitor Center. The youth leader will earn $7.80 per hour; other employees will earn $7.25 per hour.  For more information, contact Kristi Brown at 812-937-4541.


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