Teens and adults can now apply for summer jobs with Boulder County Youth Corps

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For Immediate Release

Feb. 7, 2016

Media Contact
Vivienne Jannatpour303-678-6277

Teens and adults can now apply for summer jobs with Boulder County Youth Corps

Deadline to submit youth applications is Fri., Mar. 31

Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County residents ages 14-17 can now apply for summer jobs with the Boulder County Youth Corps. Boulder County is also hiring adults to be team leaders. Boulder County is especially in need of female Corps members and leaders.

The deadline to submit youth applications is Fri., March 31. Other positions are open until filled.

The Youth Corps will hire 160 teenagers to work 30 hours per week. The teens will work Monday through Thursday, from June 12 to Aug. 2 on a variety of community service projects. Team leaders overseeing the projects will be employed from May 31 to Aug. 4 to work up to 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Team leaders start at $17.67/hour and assistant team leaders start at $15.67/hour. 

The Youth Corps offers one of the best first-job opportunities available for teens in Boulder County. Projects will include activities such as trail construction and maintenance, historic preservation, forest thinning, construction and repair of fencing, landscaping, and removal of Russian olive trees and noxious weeds. Youth Corps teams will work in unincorporated Boulder County as well as within cities and towns in Boulder County.

Applications, salary information, and a full list of qualifications are available at www.BoulderCounty.org/youthcorps

Physical applications can also be picked up at counseling offices in Boulder Valley and St. Vrain Valley schools; city and town personnel offices; most local recreation and youth centers, and libraries; as well as at the Boulder County Human Resources Department, 2025 14th St., Boulder.

For more information or to ask questions, please call the Youth Corps office at 303-678-6104 or email jwolfe@bouldercounty.org.