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									                  United States Department of the Interior
                                  FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
                             Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge
                                        1310 Bear Creek Road
                                         Colville, WA 99114
                         YOUTH CONSERVATION CORPS
                            JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
The Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge will be sponsoring a Youth Conservation Corps (YCC)
program this summer. The YCC program will employ four enrollees who will work 40 hours per week
for an 8 week period beginning June 20 and continuing through August 12, 2011. YCC crew members
will earn $8.67 per hour. Work projects include trail maintenance and construction, boundary fence
repair, fence removal, painting, weed surveys, hand pulling invasive plant species, road maintenance,
office and campground maintenance, lawn care, and other physically involved outdoor tasks.

To be eligible to apply for the Youth Conservation Corps you must meet the following criteria:
-      Be between the ages of 15-18 during the summer employment period.
-      Be able to provide your own transportation daily to the Little Pend Oreille NWR headquarters,
       which is located 13 miles SE of Colville, WA.
-      Be willing to perform physical outdoor work activities including hiking 10 miles per day.
-      Work the entire season with only emergency days of absence excused. If this requirement
       conflicts with summer events, camps, family vacations, sports, etc., please do not apply.

To apply, complete an FS-1800-18 Youth Conservation Corps Application form and return it to:

       U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
       Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge
       1310 Bear Creek Road
       Colville, WA 99114

Applications can be picked up at local high schools, the Employment Security Department, the Refuge
office or downloaded from the Refuge web site at http://www.fws.gov/littlependoreille/. On our web site
go to the Get Involved section and scroll to the bottom of the page to locate the application.

Application forms must be complete, including parental permission signature and postmarked no later
than April 15, 2011 to receive consideration for selection.

If you have questions you may call the Refuge office at 509/684-8384.

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