Youth Conservation Corps: Several Positions (no experience required)
Have you ever wanted to know what it is like to work as a park ranger? The Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) is a great chance to learn about the National Park Service through a summer work youth program. If selected, you will work with park staff on a variety of projects, including trail building and revegetation work as well as invasive plant removal and wetland restoration. You will also share your knowledge with the park's summer visitors.

Summer 2018

Work Dates: June 18, 2018 through Aug. 24, 2018
Pay Rate: $10.75 per hour
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, Daytime, 40 hours per week
Age: Must be 15 years old by June 18, 2018 and not to have reached 19 years of age by Aug. 24, 2018

Applications are available at the Fort Clatsop Visitor Center, Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, 92343 Fort Clatsop Road, Astoria, OR

Or you can download and print the application in PDF form:

Please return applications no later than the close of business (5 PM) April 9, 2018 to:

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park
92343 Fort Clatsop Road
Astoria, OR 97103
Attn: YCC

Questions? Call Josh Fry (503)861-4412 or e-mail us


Job opportunities in the National Park Service

All park work opportunities, except Youth Conservation Corps, are announced on USA Jobs website. For current vacancies with the National Park Service got to

For the summer of 2018 watch for our positions to be posted to USA Jobs website by searching National Park Service and Oregon. Positions typically post in the winter.
We also post announcements on our Instagram and Facebook accounts.

Last updated: April 2, 2018

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Mailing Address:

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park
92343 Fort Clatsop Road

Astoria, OR 97103


(503) 861-2471

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