CCYC is now accepting application for Summer Youth Crew members and leaders! Application Deadline is May 10th!
What are you waiting for? Apply now to join Canyon Country Youth Corps' 2013 season. As always, we'll be working hard outdoors in small groups of like-minded peers in scenic locations throughout the four corners region!
Crewmembers will be expected to build and maintain technical trails, construct habitat enclosures, construct fences and/or work with chainsaws on fuelsreduction, among other projects. They may work at high elevations for extended periods of time in a variety of weather conditions. As part of a crew, crewmembers will be expected to perform assigned tasks ranging from kitchen/camp set-up to cooking dinner and other camp chores.
You don't have to have experience in this kind of work to apply, but you do need to ready to work hard for 40 hours a week and be prepared to contribute to crew life. See the full job description below.
"I loved this experience because it was so different than anything I had done previously. I learned so much this season, about outdoor living and recreation, chainsaws, different ecosystems, and my own physical capabilities and interests. I definitely increased my technical knowledge and people skills as well as my desire to be a part of a community." -Fall 2012 Crew Member
Crew Leaders are crucial to the success of CCYC, and they have a big job. Crew Leaders are responsible for crew morale, maintaining high work standards, training crew members, maintaining good relationships with project sponsors, keeping up with project paperwork, communicating with office staff and management, supervision, logistics, safety, and more. The demands come with the great rewards of building and maintaining a high-functioning team. Each crew has six members and two leaders.
Successful applicants for the Crew Leader positon will have experience either as a conservation corps member or leader or in a leadership role in a similar position such as summer camp, trail crew, etc... See the full job description below.
“As a Crew Leader for CCYC I have worked with people who are far more committed to serving the community than the typical seasonal worker crowd. Looking back on three exceptional seasons, I can see that much of what makes CCYC a great place to work is contributed by capable staff hiring the best applicants” -Spring, Summer, Fall 2012 Crew Leader
Crew member pay:
- All Spring and Fall Crews (12- 14 Weeks, Ages 16 - 25) – $290 per week
- Summer Crews (4 Weeks, Ages 15 - 18) - $232 per week
Crew Leader salary: (21+)
- $455-$500 per week depending on experience. $300 per week during Crew Leader Training.
Job Descriptions and applications:
* Potential Crew Leaders: Is it VERY important you read the Crew Leader Description before completing the application.
To Apply :
Once your application is printed and filled out, you can mail, fax, or email it to us (instructions on application). Once we have received your completed application, we will read through it carefully. If it makes the first cut, we will call you and set up a time for a phone interview. After which, we will make our hiring decisions from your application and interview and call you and let you know if you got the job or not. Please do not call or have your parents call with inquiries on the status of your application.
If you are sending your application via email:
1. Title the file: Crew Applying For - Applicant's Name. doc. Example: Fall Crew 2012 - John Doe.doc
3. Be patient. The hiring process is long and arduous. We will contact you as soon as we possibly can. If we haven't contacted you, we haven't made our decisions. We appreciate your patience and cooperation!
If you are applying online:
1. Download the Crewmember Application and get your answers ready.
2. Go to the Crewmember Online Application and complete all required fields, including the essay. (NOTE: Once you start the online application, you won't be able to save your work, so be sure to have enough time for getting through the application in one sitting.
Submit cover letter, resume and references to Eileen Kazura, CCYC Program Development Coordinator:
Mail: PO Box 1029, Monticello UT, 84535
or Fax: 435-587-2193
CCYC is a job training program, designed to help youth take charge of their own employment process. Parental involvement with the hiring process is discouraged. We encourage all applicants to please deal with our hiring official directly.