• Location: Vernal
• Term of Service Dates (300 hr. term): June 19 – August 11
• Schedule: Full-time commitment, hours & schedule vary week to week (Monday-Friday). Majority of time is spent on projects in the field.
• Application: Complete the following application (see more details below) https://usu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6Anw2rXvlLyyZTg

Youth Crew Members work in the outdoors as part of a field crew in service to public lands and the communities that surround them. Field crews are assigned to a variety of conservation projects near Vernal, Utah. Members are responsible for being a contributing member of their crew, upholding and abiding by UCC policies & procedures, and conducting themselves in a safe and productive manner. All Youth Crew Members (YCMs) will be trained in safe and proper tool use, project techniques, and outdoors. Training topics may include hand tool use and project techniques. This position involves local travel, irregular hours, and a varying weekly schedule.

YCMs will have the opportunity to earn 1-hr credit from Utah State University. In the classroom, YCMs will learn about conservation careers and university programs in natural resources management. YCMs will also be expected to write a paper describing conservation projects they worked on, including literature review, methods, and scientific justification for conservation activities. Additionally, they will a prepare and deliver a final presentation based on that work at the end of the semester.

Tagged as: Conservation, Crew, Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders

About Utah Conservation Corps

Utah Conservation Corps is an AmeriCorps program made up of members, staff, and partners dedicated to service to our community and environment. We engage in projects throughout the state of Utah that address goals relating to environmental conservation, leadership, education, and sustainability.

UCC AmeriCorps members have committed to a term of service for their country that may range from 3 months to a year. Our members are individuals seeking opportunities to give back, to improve the environment and explore the beauty of Utah's public lands. Many of our members are current students or recent graduates looking to gain experience in the fields of natural resource conservation, education, or social services.

Utah Conservation Corps is a program of Utah State University's Center for Community Engagement.

Application Instructions

To view the full position description and application instructions, please visit: https://www.usu.edu/ucc/2023-YCC-CM-Final-PD.pdf