Local wildlife refuge looking to hire high school students

Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge is looking to hire teenagers to help with conservation projects.

The Youth Conservation Corps is a summer employment program for teenager ages 15-18. Teenagers who take part in the program will work on outdoor projects on public lands.

Employment is full time for 8 weeks during the summer and pays $8.25 an hour. Applicants should enjoy working outdoors, work well in a team, and have a desire to make a difference for wildlife.

Applications are available from high school guidance counselors. You can also find out more by clicking here.

The deadline to apply is April 30th.

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