Ecology Youth Corps to hire local teens for cleanup crews

OlympianMarch 21, 2014 

The Ecology Youth Corps (EYC), which helps clean up roadsides and other public areas is hiring youth, ages 14-17 who are able to work for three to four week sessions with a litter cleanup crew based in Clark, Grays Harbor, King, Lewis, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, Thurston, or Whatcom counties.

TONY OVERMAN; STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER

The Department of Ecology is looking to hire about 237 teens for its summer cleanup crew, and will need 117 of them from western Washington.

The Ecology Youth Corps (EYC), which helps clean up roadsides and other public areas is hiring youth, ages 14-17 who are able to work for three to four week sessions with a litter cleanup crew based in Clark, Grays Harbor, King, Lewis, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, Thurston, or Whatcom counties.

Deadline to apply is April 1.

EYC members earn $9.32 per hour. Crews also will learn how to better care for the environment.

Applications are available online at: http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/swfa/eyc/regionalmap.html, and more information is available from area school counselors and Ecology’s website.

 

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