by Artis 'Keith' Turner on Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 9:03pm ·
State Parks Youth Corps
This summer, young Missourians will have the opportunity to gain
valuable work experience to prepare for tomorrow’s careers, while
enjoying the beauty and grandeur of Missouri’s state parks. The Missouri
State Parks Youth Corps will challenge participants to “Think Outside”
by accomplishing interesting projects that help preserve and enhance
Missouri’s state park system. In addition to developing the critical
leadership skills that will prepare them for success in future careers,
the program will bolster an appreciation for the environment and “green”
concepts that are an exciting part of Missouri’s growing industries.
Who is eligible:
Missouri youth that are 17-23 years of age*
June 1 - October 31, 2012
Missouri’s 85 state parks and state historic sites and at the state park central and district offices
Minimum wage $7.25/hour
Length of employment:
400 hours (average)
Types of positions:
Interpretive Aide, State Parks Youth Corps I, State Parks Youth Corps II, and State Parks Youth Corps III. View details...
How to apply:
Please complete the on-line application. Please note at the top of the
application page here are parks for which on-line applications are not
accepted. If you are applying to work at one of those parks you will
need to follow the instructions under the “Contact us” tab for the
Funding for the State Park Youth Corps is made possible by the Neighborhood Assistance Program.
The Missouri State Park Youth Corps is a partnership between the
Missouri Workforce Investment Boards and the Missouri Department of
Natural Resources’ Division of State Parks.
* Some eligibility requirements will apply
State Parks Youth Corps workers clean up Cunningham Park in Joplin, Mo.
following a devastating tornado that struck May 22, 2011.
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