Youth Conservation Corps Job Applications Closing

Deadline to apply for Y Summer Youth Conservation Corps trail repair program is 8 a.m. Monday, March 12. Courtesy/YMCA

YMCA News:

The deadline to turn in applications for The Family YMCA’s Summer Youth Conservation Corps trail repair program is 8 a.m. Monday, March 12.

Applications turned in earlier are appreciated.

Applications may be turned in at the Los Alamos and Española YMCA teen centers by close of business Friday, March 9, or delivered 8 a.m. Monday, March 12 to The Family YMCA, 1450 Iris St. in Los Alamos.

The Y is hiring up to 40 positions. The program is restricted to those ages 14-25.

Application packets and job descriptions are available on the Y’s website at, at the YMCA 1450 Iris St., and at the Los Alamos and Espanola YMCA teen centers. Completed applications require two letters of reference.

Applicants must be New Mexico residents unemployed at time of hiring. Positions run from May 29 to Aug. 3. Trail crew members will earn $10/hours, and leaders, who must be 21-25 years of age, will earn $12/hour. Bus passes will be provided to youth who must commute to the job.

About The Family YMCA:

The Y was founded in 1955 by volunteers in Los Alamos who recognized a need for family activities. The Y is a charity whose mission is to build individual, family and community strength by focusing on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Additionally, the Y ensures access to all though awards of scholarships. In 2017, the Y assisted 300 people with $126,000 is financial assistance. For more information on the programs provided by the Y please visit: