Fort Scott National Historic Site does not have any YCC opportunities at this time.
The Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program is a work-learn-earn program for 15-18 year-olds.
The program is a 35 hour work week. The program runs from mid-June to mid-August and applicants should be prepared to work the entire length of the 8 week program. Youth workers will gain valuable experience in stewardship, interpretation, resource management, and leadership through a variety of projects.
No experience is necessary. Participants will be selected by random draw from the pool of applications.
To be eligible participants must be U.S. citizens and 15 years old before the program begins, but not turn 19 years old before program end, the ending date of the program. The YCC application form is available through high school guidance offices or from the Fort Scott National Historic Site Visitor Center at 620-223-0310.
PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT: mid-June – mid-August (8 weeks)
HOURS: Work hours are 8:00am - 4:00pm, Monday-Friday, 35 hours per week. Some flexibility in days off may be required
Last updated: February 4, 2024