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COYCC: Central Oregon Youth Conservation Corps

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Applications for summer 2022 are OPEN and will be due May 1st, 2022

COYCC, our seasonal summer program run in partnership with the United States Forest Service, hires young people from across Central Oregon for 8 weeks of natural resources conservation work. As corpsmembers, these young people will learn job skills, earn wages, and become the next generation of conservationists through projects that improve public lands and keep local communities safer from wildfire. They will forge close bonds with their crew members, learn the importance of teamwork, and complete the program with a lifelong sense of pride at what they have accomplished. The program employs over 70 Central Oregon teens each summer. This is not a residential program and is geared toward local youth.


Age Location Length Compensation
16-18 Crescent, Bend, Redmond, Sisters, Prineville, Madras, Warm Springs 8 weeks $13.50/hour, M-Th
When Next Hiring Education
June 27 - August 18 Applications OPEN for 2022, due 5/1/22! Earn 0.5-1 credit through your high school

Please note: when you complete your application, you will be redirected to a login page. This means your application has been received; you do NOT need to log in.