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City of Boulder OSMP, Colorado
Junior Ranger Program - Summer Youth Corps for teens
Now hiring exceptional staff for rewarding outdoor jobs. Join a legacy of service and stewardship!
The City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks has been engaging teens in meaningful work that makes a difference to Boulder's open lands, parks and community since 1965. The Junior Ranger Program hires youth ages 14-17 to complete important trail maintenance and reconstruction, land restoration and parks maintenance tasks. The program emphasizes job skills, teamwork, discovery and dialogue. Junior Ranger Program staff are experienced and passionate outdoor leaders with a commitment to youth development, service learning and conservation. Crew Leaders will supervise and organize crews for effective team development, project completion, and integration of stewardship education. Program Assistants will manage trail and other projects, provide adjunct crew leadership, and support program operations. Applicants must have accomplished outdoor leadership skills and experience working with teens, minimum age of 21 years, and a valid driver's license and good driving record. Benefits include $13-16/hour, including two weeks of paid training. These seasonal, non-residential positions run from May 19-August 13, 2014 (M-F, 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.). Applications accepted until positions are filled. www.osmp.org