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Community Youth Corps
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Mission Statement
To provide the youth of the Yampa Valley
an opportunity to earn while they learn
by contributing to community improvement projects.
 

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2015 Community Youth Corps 
Information & Descriptions
  
What does the CYC provide?
The CYC provides on the job training, environmental education, uniforms and safety gear, transportation to the workplace, first aid, and equipment and food during camping trips.

Crew Structure
Crews consist of one adult crew leader, one adult assistant crew leader and eight Corps members, ages 14 to 16 years old.

Work Projects
Projects include various tasks such as trail construction and maintenance, weeding, planting, painting, fencing, reclamation, flood prevention, park cleanup, and various other jobs.


Schedule*

Week
Days
Description
Time
Week 1
Monday - Friday
Working on City of Steamboat Springs property including trails, parks and open space

7:45 am - 4:15 pm
Week 2
Monday - Friday
Working and camping at project site


* Schedule is subject to change

2015 Sessions:

 Session 1: June 8 - June 19  Session 5: July 6 - July 17
 Session 2: June 15 - June 26  Session 6: July 13 - July 24
 Session 3: June 22 - July 3  Session 7: July 20 - July 31
 Session 4: June 29 - July 10  Session 8: July 27 - August 7


Pay
  • $8.23 per hour
  • Approximately $494 per session before taxes



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Past Project Sponsors
The City of Steamboat Springs, Bureau of Land Management,
USDA, 
Forest Service, White River National Forest, 
Yampa Valley Sustainability Council, ReTree Steamboat, and
Rocky Mountain National Park are sponsors of work projects.


Frequently Asked Questions:
What does CYC provide?
  •  On-the-job training
  •  Environmental education
  •  Uniforms and safety gear
  •  Transportation to work-sites
  •  First-aid supplies
  •  Group camping equipment
  •  Food during camping week

  • 2015 Applications will be available online February 1, 2015

How do I get an application? 
  • Download (2015 Applications will be available on February 1, 2015)
  • In Person:  Available at Parks & Recreation Office, 245 Howelsen Parkway

Where do I submit my completed application?
  • Complete the forms above as a writable document, then hit 'submit' - check your personal email to be sure that the sent application isn't sitting in your outbox or drafts.
  • Email: Kate Warnke, CYC Director
  • Fax: 970.870.0173
  • In Person: 245 Howelsen Parkway, Steamboat Springs
  • Mail*: CYC, ATTN: Kate Warnke, CYC Director, P.O. Box 775088, Steamboat Springs, CO  80477 
*Applications must be received before the April 30, 2015 deadline.

2015 Application Deadline:  Thursday, April 30, 2015

Interviews
Once you have submitted a completed application please contact Lauren Lastrina, CYC Field Coordinator to schedule an interview.  

2015 Group Interviews Times:
  • Monday, May 4th 4:00pm, 5:00pm and 6:00pm
  • Tuesday, May 5th 4:00pm, 5:00pm and 6:00pm

Interested in becoming a Community Youth Corps Crew Leader or Assistant Crew Leader: Please contact Kate Warnke, CYC Director and/or visit www.rockymountainyouthcorps.org for job descriptions and application.