Arizona Conservation Corps recruiting for Youth Conservation Corps crews

Members of the Arizona Conservation Corps, Date and location not given | Photo courtesy of Arizona Conservation Corps, St. George News

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Arizona Conservation Corps is currently recruiting for Youth Conservation Corps crew members in communities adjacent to the Kaibab National Forest. Applications will be accepted through May 15. This is an outstanding opportunity for young people between the ages of 16 and 18.

The Arizona Conservation Corps is a national service program designed to provide youth with conservation and job skills, leadership opportunities, challenging project work, personal and professional growth as well as earn financial support for a college education.

Crew members are being sought from the Williams, Tusayan and Fredonia/Kanab areas as well as other nearby communities. The Tusayan area crew is known as an Ancestral Lands Youth Conservation Corps crew and is specifically recruiting Native American students. Each group focuses on a different project during the programs time.

About the Ancestral Lands Kaibab Youth Conservation Crew

Native American students from the Tusayan area and nearby communities are invited to apply. The Ancestral Lands Kaibab Youth Conservation Crew will work with various resource divisions of the United States Forest Service to build trails, restore ecosystems and habitats, reduce fire fuels, fence on public lands and remove invasive weeds. The project runs from June 6 – July 23.

About the North Kaibab Youth Conservation Crew

Students from Fredonia, Kanab, and nearby communities are invited to apply. The North Kaibab Youth Conservation Crew will work with various resource divisions of the United States Forest Service to build trails, restore ecosystems and habitats, reduce fire fuels, fence on public lands and remove invasive weeds. The project runs from June 6- July 23.

About the Williams Youth Conservation Crew

The Williams Youth Conservation Crew will work with various resource divisions of the United States Forest Service to build trails, restore ecosystems and habitats, reduce fire fuels, fence on public lands and remove invasive weeds. The project runs from June 6- July 23.

For additional information, or to apply, please contact Judy Tincher with the Arizona Conservation Corps at 928-853-7760 or by email at judy@conservationlegacy.org.

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