Application deadline soon for youth jobs

Written by Triplicate Staff March 25, 2013 04:43 pm

Teenagers looking for summer work in the great outdoors may be in luck.

The Lower Trinity and Mad River Ranger Districts within the Six Rivers National Forest are seeking motivated and enthusiastic individuals who will be 15–18 this summer for paid employment opportunities in its Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program.

Each district crew will consist of six members who will work full-time for eight weeks, June 17–Aug. 9. 

Applications must be received no later than April 15, 2013.

Applications for the Lower Trinity Crew can be requested via e-mail from Kristen Lark at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or can be picked up at Hoopa Valley High School and the Lower Trinity Ranger Station. Applications should be sent to the Lower Trinity Ranger District, Attn: District YCC Coordinator, Highway 96, P.O. Box 68, Willow Creek, CA 95573.

Applications for the Mad River District YCC crew can be requested via email from Bernie Ross at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or picked up at Southern Trinity High School and the Mad River Ranger Station. Applications should be sent to the Mad River Ranger District, Attn: YCC Coordinator, 741 State Highway 36, Bridgeville, CA 95526.

This is a non-residential program and participants are required to provide their own transportation on a daily basis to and from their respective Ranger Station. Transportation to the field work sites will be provided by the Forest Service. Crew members will work Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and must come prepared with proper work boots, work clothes and lunches.

“This program provides a great opportunity for youth to work, learn and earn together, doing projects that further the development and conservation of the forest’s natural resources,” a Forest Service press release states.

For further information, contact Kristen Lark at the Lower Trinity Ranger Station at (530)-629-2118 or Bernie Ross at the Mad River Ranger Station at (707)-574-6233.