Youth Summer Job Applications Open


YMCA News:

  • YCC Trail Work Applications Due March 21

Crew leader and member applications for paid summer employment are being accepted until 5 p.m., March 21, for positions with The Family YMCA’s Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) trail construction program.

Crew members and leaders must be New Mexico residents between the ages of 14 to 25, and be unemployed at time of hiring. The Y is hiring three leaders to be paid $12.20/hr., and 40 crew members to be paid $10.20/hr. Leaders must have exemplary trail and leadership experience. These positions run June 2 – Aug. 8. Half of the hires will be from outside Los Alamos County and half will be residents of the County, as one goal of the program is to build positive relationships between regional youth.

Additionally, the Y is hiring two trail trainers, with no age restrictions, to provide in-depth training and supervision to the corpsmen, at a wage of $15.50-$17.58/hr., depending on experience, for work May 16 to Aug. 8. A separate position for a driver is also available.

Applications for YCC crew and leaders are available at the Y, the Los Alamos and Espanola teen centers and online at People interested in the trainer or driver position should complete the Y’s regular employment application.

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 through scholarship awards. In 2013, the Y assisted 212 people with $120,000 in financial assistance. For more information on the programs provided by the Y visit: