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About Canyon Country Youth Corps (CCYC)

Canyon Country Youth Corps (CCYC) is a Conservation Corps located in Monticello, Utah. CCYC is operated by the Canyon County Discovery Center. CCYC provides opportunities for youth and young adults, ages 18-30, to participate in service work projects in Southeastern Utah in partnership with the land managing agencies of the region.

Projects may include trail maintenance and construction; fence construction; habitat restoration; mechanical and non-mechanical thinning; invasive species removal and treatment; and other conservation-related projects in a backcountry setting.

CCYC Application
Position / Season Preference

*Dates are approximate and may be modified due to operational factors.

Are you a U.S. Citizen, National or Lawful Permanent Resident Alien?
Have you ever been convicted of a felony or do you have charges pending?
Are you age 18 or older or will be 18 by the beginning of the term of service?
I certify that all the information I have given is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand that incorrect statements constitute grounds for immediate dismissal from Canyon Country Discovery Center (CCDC) Youth Corps. I grant CCDC permission to verify the information provided is correct. If selected I understand eligibility to enroll in AmeriCorps is required.

Thanks for submitting!

Applications accepted on a rolling basis.   To apply for CCYC, please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to

Living Stipend: $560-$640/week 

FREE Housing Available!

Adult members eligible for AmeriCorps award.

Location: Monticello, Utah

Canyon Country Youth Corps provides employment opportunities for youth and young adults to work on service projects on public lands in Southeastern Utah in partnership with land management agencies.


Crew Members live and work outdoors as part of a crew, completing various conservation projects. 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.

  • No conservation experience needed.

  • Love of the outdoors necessary.

  • Ability to be willing to work hard and be part of a team.

  • General outdoor experience preferred.

  • Ability to complete required AmeriCorps hours within term of service dates, be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, and be age 18 by start date.

  • Pass a Federal Criminal History Check.

Reasonable accommodations can be made for interviews, as well as for service, for qualified applicants with a disability.

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