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2024 Youth Employment Opportunities at Seney National Wildlife Refuge.

Youth Conservation Corps

Link to Application

Summer Job Opportunity

  • Are you a young man or woman age 15 to 18?
  • Do you enjoy working outside in a variety of conditions?
  • Do you like working with your hands, doing manual labor?
  • Are you interested in exploring careers in land stewardship?

This job is for you!

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will be filling two positions through the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program. Applicants are not eligible if they turn 19 prior to the end date in early August and must be 15 by the starting date in early June.

Projects include but are not limited to:

  • Nature Trail Construction and Maintenance
  • Building, Signage, and Grounds Maintenance
  • Observation Deck and Boardwalk Maintenance
  • Weed Control
  • Environmental Education

YCC members will learn about the different jobs in the Fish and Wildlife Service and the conservation of natural resources.

To apply fill out a YCC application and return it to the Seney National Wildlife Refuge.

Applications must be postmarked or dropped off by April 26. Mail to:

Seney National Wildlife Refuge
ATTN: Laurie Tansy
1674 Refuge Entrance Road
Seney, MI 49883

For more information, please contact Laurie Tansy at (906) 212-4082 available Monday through-Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. This eight week program pays minimum wage and will start in early June and run through early August. A young man and woman will be selected for these positions by a drawing which will be held in late April.

The YCC is a well-balanced work-learn-earn program that develops an understanding and appreciation in participating youth of the Nation’s environment and heritage. YCC offers gainful summer employment to youth in a healthful outdoor atmosphere.