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Central Oregon Youth Conservation Corps

~2024 Applications Now Open~

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Embark on an 8-week summer adventure with Central Oregon Youth Conservation Corps! This is a fun summer job working with the United States Forest Service and Heart of Oregon Corps. Youth ages 16-18 work together on outdoor conservation projects, gaining hands-on experience while helping improve public lands. COYCC proudly employs over 65 Central Oregon teens each summer, forming 13 dynamic crews with locations in Crescent, Bend, Redmond, Sisters, Prineville, Madras, and Warm Springs. This is a great opportunity for local youth who are looking for the perfect summer job that offers meaningful work & job skills training all while earning money and making new friends!




Crescent, Bend, Redmond, Sisters, Prineville, Madras, Warm Springs

Program Length

8 week program- 2024 season starts June 24th ends August 15th




*Monday - Thursday

*7am-4:30pm (9 hour days)

*3 day weekends

*Off 4th of July

Education Provided

Earn 0.5-1 high school credit (depending on school)

Application Process

1. Submit online application (Click Here)

2.  You will be notified by a staff member that we have received your application (if you don't hear from us right away, please don't worry!)

3. We will start the hiring process in March 2024

4. If you are concerned that your application was not properly submitted or you have questions/concerns, feel free to give us a call at our Bend office 541.633.7834

5. Application deadline is May 1st for the 2024 COYCC Summer Season 

  • To fill out a paper application, select the PDF Download link below and submit to our Bend or Prineville office location.

Please note: when you complete your application, push the "submit" button and you are all good! You will be redirected to a login page or a "saved" message will pop up - you don't need to do anything else - we've got your application!