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Applicants sought for the Ottawa National Forest YCC program PDF Print E-mail
Written by Janet Rohde   
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 2:39 PM

IRONWOOD—The Ottawa National Forest is looking for applicants for this summer’s Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program.
 This program is designed to accomplish needed conservation work on public lands, provide gainful employment for young men and women, and help them develop an understanding and appreciation of the Nation’s natural environment and heritage.

     To participate in the program the applicant must be a young man or woman between 15 through 18 years of age, and a citizen of the United States, its territories or possessions.  Applicant must be a resident of a county within the state of Michigan.
     Seven positions will be located at the Ontonagon Ranger District in Ontonagon.
 The rate of pay will begin at $7.40 per hour.  The employment period will be from June 4 through July 27.
 Potential enrollees should apply through their school guidance counselor prior to April 6.  Enrollees must provide own transportation to the duty station and no housing will be provided.
      Applicants will be selected on a random basis, using a 50 percent male and fifty percent female ration, without regard to social economic, racial, or ethnic background. Applicants will be notified of selection or non-selection.
     For further information on the overall program, contact Nancy Miskovich at the Ottawa National Forest Supervisor’s Office in Ironwood, (906) 932-1330, ext. 310.