About Canyon Country Youth Corps (CCYC)

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We are NOW HIRING 18+ year olds for our 2016 Fall Season!


Date: August/September – November 2016
Salary: Earn $300 per week. Leaders (members) are eligible for AmeriCorps Education Awards upon season completion.
Location: Monticello, Utah

Our Canyon Country Youth Corps provides employment opportunities for youth and young adults to work on service projects on public lands in the Four Corners area, in partnership with the land management agencies.

Crew Members live and work outdoors as part of a 8 person crew, completing various conservation projects in throughout Utah. Crews are trained to use chainsaws and a variety of hand tools to complete projects. Tasks may include: invasive species removal, fire mitigation work, trail construction,and other conservation related projects in backcountry and frontcountry settings.

CCYC hires native and local youth from the four corners region, as well as national hires. Crews consist of six members and two leaders.Crew’s work a schedule 9-10 days on and 5- 6 days off.

  • No conservation experience needed
  • Love of the outdoors necessary
  • Must be willing to work hard and be part of a team
  • General outdoor experience preferred
  • Must have ability to complete required AmeriCorps hours within term of service dates, be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, be age 18 by start date
  • Be able to pass a Federal Criminal History Check


CCYC is always looking for qualified field staff and crew leaders. CCYC’s field staff, work on with various projects and crews. We hire on a revolving basis, so please submit your Resume and Cover letter to:

Contact Us

Canyon Country Youth Corps
1117 N. Main St.
P.O. Box 1029 
Monticello, UT 84535

Phone: 1-800-525-4456 or 1-435-587-2156 ext. 1008


Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need previous technical skills to be considered for a job with CCYC?

No, we will train you in the skills needed for each specific crew you are hired for.

How does the CCYC application process work?

Once your application is filled out, you can mail, fax, or email it to us. Once we have received your completed application, we will send you a confirmation via email or standard mail. Next we will call you and set up a time for a phone interview. Please do not call with inquiries on the status of your application.

Does CCYC provide room and board?

For summer youth crews, all food is provided and will be automatically deducted from your paycheck. Adult crewmembers (spring and fall) are responsible for their own food on days off, but food will be provided while on hitch. If a staff member or your crew leaders are present, you can stay at our campus or basecamp facility for free when in the area. CCYC will provide tents to be shared & sleeping bags while you are in the field.

How should I handle transportation if hired by CCYC?

As a service to our Crew Leaders and Crew members, CCYC will pick up participants before their term at a specified location, and return them to that location at the end of their term at a specified date and time. Once hired you will be given the shuttle date, time, and location. If participants arrive before the pick-up, or in any other location different from our shuttle you will be responsible for your own accommodations and travel. It will be your responsibility to get to Monticello, Utah, by your start date if you do not arrange a pick up with us.