MOOSE, WY — A popular youth conservation initiative and seasonal job program will mark its 10th year at Grand Teton National Park this summer, and high school students (ages 16 to 19) who wish to participate in the 2015 Youth Conservation Program (YCP) are encouraged to submit an application. Applications must be postmarked by March 20, 2015.
Funding for this youth-focused program comes from the Grand Teton National Park Foundation through generous contributions by their donors. Grand Teton’s trail supervisors hope to enroll 15-25 short-term positions during this recruitment period.
The 2015 YCP program will span ten weeks from June 15 through August 21. Participants must be at least 16 years of age by June 15, and live locally as housing is not provided. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, or possess a work visa for temporary employment as non-citizen. Applicants must also be students in good standing. Other qualifications include good team skills, a willingness to learn about Grand Teton and its trail system, and the ability to work at a physically demanding job which may involve lifting 30-40 pounds. Wages for YCP participants are approximately $11.00 per hour. … Continue Reading