V.I. National Park Seeks Young Applicants for 2024 Youth Conservation Corps

Summer Employment Opportunities for Local Youth Aged 15-18

  • Staff Consortium
  • May 10, 2024

The Virgin Islands National Park is calling on young residents of St. John and St. Thomas to join the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) crew this summer. The park is offering a unique opportunity for individuals aged 15 to 18 interested in environmental stewardship and summer employment.

The summer program will run from June 10 to July 26, 2024. Participants will work 32 hours per week and earn $15 per hour. The YCC crew will engage in various projects aimed at preserving the park's natural and cultural resources while gaining valuable work experience.

Interested applicants can download the Youth Conservation Corps Application Form from the National Park Service website or pick up an application at the park's Visitor Center in Cruz Bay, St. John. Applications are due by May 22, 2024, and can be emailed to Janice Williams at [email protected] or mailed to:

Cruz Bay Visitor Center
1300 Cruz Bay Creek
St. John, VI 00830

“We are looking for great young people to join our crew this summer!” the park announced in a statement, inviting enthusiastic individuals to be a part of the 2024 program. Those with questions about the application process are encouraged to email Ms. Williams at [email protected].

The Youth Conservation Corps program is designed to provide young people with meaningful outdoor work while fostering an appreciation for the nation's natural heritage. Participants will have the chance to explore potential career paths in environmental science and conservation while giving back to their community.

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