PortlandOnline

POL Government Elected Officials Commissioner Nick Fish
Youth Conservation Crew is hiring! - April 18, 2012

By David Nguyen

 

Looking for a job this summer? Portland Parks & Recreation’s Youth Conservation Crew (YCC) is now accepting applications.

 

YCC provides summer employment opportunities for Portland-area teens ages 14 - 18.  The crews protect, restore, and manage Portland's parks and natural areas while developing essential job skills.

 

Last summer, the 56 teens employed in the program saved 398 trees, maintained 575 newly planted trees, mulched and watered 1,706 plants, improved 8.8 miles of trails, and taught 2,008 kids and adults about urban ecology and conservation.

 

Click here to apply for this amazing summer opportunity!