Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)
1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204
The Youth Conservation Crew provides summer employment opportunities for a diverse population of Portland-area youth, ages 14-18. Crews protect, restore, and manage Portland's parks and natural areas while developing essential job skills and exploring environmental career paths. Click here to view the 2015 report.
During the summer of 2015, teens worked at 51 sites citywide and accomplished the following:
Youth ages 14-18 may apply for a summer job with the Youth Conservation Crew. The application for youth crew members is due May 14, by 5:00pm. A pool of applicants will be selected for interviews. Employees from previous years must reapply each summer.
You must include a letter of recommendation from an adult for your application to be complete. You can ask any non-family member (examples: teacher, coach, employer, counselor, volunteer or club coordinator, or even a neighbor) to write you a recommendation letter that describes your unique strengths. The letter should be addressed "To the Future Employer of [Your Name]," and the mentor can give the letter directly to you. We hope that you will keep a copy of the letter to submit with other job applications you turn in over the next few years. It is becoming somewhat common for a job applicant to attach a letter of recommendation or two to their application, even if it is not required. It makes a big impression!
For more information, contact YCC Coordinator Kelly Rosteck at 503-823-3601 or email@example.com
Mentor teens this summer as they discover nature and environmental careers while earning a paycheck! Application is due March 3 by 5pm.
Summer work in natural resources for youth 14-18. Application is due May 14 by 5pm.
Letter to parents whose teens are applying for the Youth Conservation Crew Program
Jovenes 14-18 pueden aplicar aqui para un trabajo con Youth Conservation Crew