Clarence Cannon NWR to hire for Summer Youth Program

The Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge will be hiring four young people this summer as part of the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program. The program will begin June 3 and end July 26 for a total of eight weeks. Interested applicants must be 15-years of age by June 3 and cannot turn 19-years-old on or before July 26. Successful applicants will be paid the Missouri minimum wage of $7.35 per hour.

Projects to be completed during the summer include habitat restoration/improvement and facility maintenance, along with environmental awareness opportunities.

For those that meet the age criteria and have an interest in the outdoors and conservation work, please visit the refuge’s website at http://fws.gov/refuge/Clarence_Cannon/ to download a copy of the YCC application. Applications must be mailed or delivered in person on or before April 26 to Great River and Clarence Cannon NWRs, P.O. Box 88, Annada, MO 63330.

Clarence Cannon NWR is located in Pike County, Missouri, approximately one mile east of Annada, along Highway 79 between Elsberry and Clarksville. It is one of over 550 national wildlife refuges. The National Wildlife Refuge System, managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is the world’s premier system of public lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife and plants. For more information, please call the refuge at 573-847-2333.

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Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 9:32 am