Youth Conservation Corps Summer Job Applications Closing 5 p.m. March 7

The Family YMCA’s summer Youth Conservation Corps work on trails. Courtesy/YMCA

The Family YMCA’s summer Youth Conservation Corps work on trails. Courtesy/YMCA

Y News:

The deadline to turn in applications for The Family YMCA’s summer Youth Conservation Corps trail repair program is 5 p.m., March 7.

Applications should be turned in as soon as possible. No applications will be taken after 5 p.m., Monday, March 7. Applications may be turned in at the Los Alamos and Espanola YMCA teen centers and at the Y, 1450 Iris St., in Los Alamos, attention Human Resources.

Hiring for this program is restricted to those ages 14-25.

Application packets and job descriptions are available on the Y’s website at www.laymca.org, at the YMCA 1450 Iris St., and at the Los Alamos and Espanola YMCA teen centers. Completed applications require two letters of reference (if crew members worked for the Y last summer, only one additional reference letter is required). Youth who need to travel during the summer must specify weeks out during the job interview.

Applicants must be New Mexico residents unemployed at time of hiring. Positions run May 31 through Aug. 5. Trail crew members will earn $10/hours, and leaders, who must be 21-25 years of age, will earn $12/hours. 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 2015, the Y assisted 275 people with $100,000 is financial assistance. For more information on the programs provided by the Y please visit: www.laymca.org.

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