• Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and  the Civil Rights Movement

    Martin Luther King Jr

    National Historic Site Georgia

Youth Conservation Corps

Youth Conservation Corps Students

Youth Conservation Corps Students

Linda Byers, Park Ranger, NPS

The Martin Luther King Jr., National Historic Site, a unit of the National Park Service, will be accepting applications for its Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Program April 15 - May 15, 2014. The YCC is a summer employment program for young men and women ages 15 -18. Six youth will be randomly selected to participate in the work-earn-learn program at a pay rate of $7.75 per hour. Applicants must be US citizens and must be 15 years old by June 1, 2014, not over 19 years old by July 25, 2014. All program participants must obtain a valid work permit.

Applications and valid work permits should be submitted to:

Martin Luther King Jr., NHS

450 Auburn Avenue, NE

Atlanta, GA 30312

Attn: YCC 2013 Program

Should you have questions please contact Facility Manager Andrew Callens at 404-331-9878.

YCC Application

Work Permit Data Sheet

YCC Brochure

Did You Know?

Dr. King and his father

Ebenezer Baptist Church's most famous member, Martin Luther King, Jr., was baptized as a child in the church. After giving a trial sermon to the congregation at Ebenezer at the age of 19 Martin was ordained as a minister. In 1960 Dr. King, Jr. became a co-pastor of Ebenezer with his father.