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Work for Wildlife

YCC Crew Members share their refuge knowledge to participants of a Friends of National Wildlife Refuge hike on Long Island/USFWS PhotoWillapa National Wildlife Refuge Complex is seeking people with a passion for conserving America’s natural heritage. Look below for current opportunities to join the refuge team…

Youth Conservation Corp (YCC) Summer Positions

Julia Butler Hansen NWRs are recruiting for summer Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Crew. We hire teens to work 40 hours/week from mid-June through mid-August to work, learn and earn together by doing projects that further develop and conserve the nation's resources. YCC crew members will earn minimum wage. Work projects include a variety of refuge activities, such as trail maintenance, painting, invasive plant control, office and grounds maintenance, and other physical outdoor work activities. YCC crew members learn about refuge wildlife and management, as well as conservation careers.

To be eligible to apply for the Youth Conservation Corps, the following criteria must be met:

  • Be between the ages of 15-18 during the summer employment period.
  • Be able to provide your own transportation daily to the Refuge Headquarters Office.
  • Be willing to perform physical outdoor work activities.
  • Work the entire season (8 weeks).

Apply now! Applications must be received by 4 pm, May 9, 2014

Mail completed applications to:

Willapa National Wildlife Refuge Complex
Attn: Deputy Project Leader
3888 State Route 101
Ilwaco, WA 98624

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Page Photo Credits — YCC at Annual Friends BBQ - USFWS
Last Updated: Apr 17, 2014
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