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Conservation corps seeks youth applicants for Lincoln Memorial

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Summer employment offered through U.S. Parks Service

LINCOLN CITY – Applications are being accepted for the 2013 National Park Service Youth Conservation Corps Program at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial.

The YCC program is a well-balanced, work-learn-earn program, which develops an understanding and appreciation of the Nation’s environment and heritage. Administered by the national Park Service, the program offers gainful summer employment to young people in a healthful, outdoor atmosphere.

All applicants must be at least 15 years old before June 3 and must not reach 19 years of age before July 26, 2013. Previous enrollees may only be considered in the event an insufficient number of new applications are received. 

Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m., April 29. Up to six applicants will be selected for employment by a random drawing that will be held April 30 at 3:30 p.m. in the Memorial Visitor Center. 

Employees will earn $7.25 per hour. For more information, contact Kristi Brown at (812) 937-4541.