Working at National Mall and Memorial Parks

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Youth Programs

National Mall and Memorial Parks has a youth program that offers youth and young adults the chance to learn more about the national park system while being responsible stewards themselves. Youth may volunteer in the park in a number of positions that range from gardening to historic and cultural interpretation to assisting with major special events or gain valuable employment experience through summer programs like the Youth Conservation Corps. Click Here to go to the YCC page.

Summer Employment Program

National Mall and Memorial Parks has a longstanding Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program that offers paid summer employment opportunities for youth in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. While each summer youth program is different, in general, youth can expect to develop the following skills or competencies:
  • Communication Skills: youth will interact with an extremely diverse visitor base that includes people from throughout the world and for whom English is not always their first language
  • Teamwork: youth will need to work together to solve problems and to accomplish tasks
  • Stewardship: youth will visit several national park sites in the park to learn more about the ways that the National Park Service cares for and protects natural and cultural places throughout the United States
For more information on the Summer Employement Program for the Youth Conservation Corps and dates to submit your applications by Click Here:

YCC Application Form

YCC Medical Form

Last updated: April 23, 2018

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