ABOUT CANYON COUNTRY YOUTH CORPS (CCYC)
Canyon Country Youth Corps (CCYC) is a Conservation Corps located in Monticello, Utah. It is operated by the Canyon County Discover Center. CCYC works as a Conservation Corps in the Spring and Fall seasons and as a Youth Corps in the Summer season. CCYC provides opportunities for youth and young adults, ages 15-30, to participate in service work projects in Southeastern Utah in partnership with the land-managing agencies of the region.
Projects 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 backcountry and front country settings. CCYC involves youth from the Four Corners region as well as national hires.
We will accept applications on a rolling basis.
Youth Crew: July 7 – August 2 (under 18)
Young Adult Crew: May 20 – August 13 (18+)
Fall Young Adult Crew: August 27 – November 26 (18+)
Living Stipend: $300 – $500/week
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 an 8 person 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.
CCYC hires native and local youth from the four corners region, as well as national hires. Crews consist of six Crew Members and two Crew Leaders. Crew’s work a schedule 9-10 days on and 5-6 days off.
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, and be age 18 by start date (Youth crew must be 15 by start date).
Be able to pass a Federal Criminal History Check.
CREW LEADERS AND FIELD STAFF
CCYC is always looking for qualified field staff and crew leaders. CCYC’s field staff work on various projects and crews. We hire on a revolving basis, so please submit your resume and cover letter to: CCYC@ccdiscovery.org.
Reasonable accommodations can be made for interviews, as well as for service, for any qualified applicant with a disability.