Trail work crew getting busy last year. Courtesy/YMCA
- Y Bandelier Corps (YBC) Starts Work In June
Applications for summer employment with The Family YMCA’s Bandelier Corps trail crew closes at 10 p.m., March 13. Hiring for this program is restricted to those ages 16-24.
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. Two reference forms, within the packet, are required if youth did not work for the Y last year. Applications may be turned in to the Y or the teen centers.
The YBC is a partnerships with Bandelier National Park Service, the Volunteer Task Force, the Delle Foundation, Pajarito Trail Fest and the Y. The jobs program will also include a paid 1-hour credit class at UNM-LA on an environmental topics program, held for 7 weeks on Fridays during the summer. The program is only hire 9 youth this summer due to limited funding. Trail experience is highly desired.
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 2016, the Y assisted 286 people with $120,000 is financial assistance. For more information on the programs provided by the Y please visit: www.laymca.org.