Wild Rivers Youth Training and Employment Program

  • Looking to build your employable skills?
  • Excited about making the world a better place?
  • Interested in natural resources, ecology, or forestry?
  • Want to earn some extra cash working outside?

If your response is “YES” to any of these, you are invited to apply!

Program Information

Make a difference this summer! Put on your boots and learn ecological restoration skills.

Using the Illinois Valley as an outdoor classroom, participants in this program will gain valuable workforce experience and learn about the career paths in natural resources, ecosystem restoration, science and ecology.

Under the guidance of Lomakatsi’s professional workforce trainers and environmental educators, as well as guest presentations by natural resource specialists, participants will take part in stewardship related activities that include: ecological restoration, technical forestry, ecological monitoring, watershed management, invasive species management,  soil science, botany, fire ecology, wildlife habitat, trail maintenance, and more!

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When: July 26 through August 19, 2021

Where: Project work sites are in the Illinois Valley (rideshare provided from Cave Junction)

Pay: $12 per hour

Schedule: Four 8-hour days per week (not including travel to Cave Junction meeting spot), Monday through Thursday (32 hours per week).

Who Can Apply: Juniors and Seniors from the Illinois Valley.

How to Apply: Applications due May 23, 2021. Apply online here.

Completed print applications may be mailed, faxed, emailed or brought to:

PO Box 3084
645 Washington St
Ashland, OR 97520
Fax: 541-488-4909

For More Information:

Sylvia Holmes
Human Resources, Lomakatsi Restoration Project
Office: 541-488-0208
Email: jobs@lomakatsi.org

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