Youth Conservation Corps

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Youth Conservation Corps students in New York Harbor Parks 2009

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2010 National Parks of New York Harbor Youth Conservation Corps (YCC)



The National Park Service seeks highly motivated students, ages 15-18, for eight weeks of work experience, education, leadership and environmental training from July 12 through September 3, 2010.




  • Students earn $7.25 - $8. 25 per hour, based on five days (40 hour) per week.


  • Students are placed at National Park Sites throughout New York Harbor, including: Gateway NRA, African Burial Ground NM, Manhattan Sites, Governor’s Island NM, Statue of Liberty NM and Ellis Island.


  • Work shirts and hats will be provided and must be worn at work sites and during trips.


  • Training will include overnight and day trips, team building exercises, kayaking, sailing, leadership activities, digital media training, and public speaking exercises.


  • Students will work with various divisions and disciplines within the park including: Interpretation, Resource Management, Visitor Services, Maintenance, and Cultural Resources.



To apply, please contact Floyd Myers

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Last updated: February 26, 2015

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