What is the King County Parks Youth Conservation Corps?

King County Parks Youth Conservation Corps is a new internship program that will provide environmental learning opportunities for 10 high school-aged youth.  This is a seven-week program that runs from July 6 –August 20, 2021. Interns will work with King County Parks & Recreation Division staff at multiple Parks locations to better understand the breadth and depth of environmental justice, conservation, environmental stewardship, and parks and recreation management practices. The program will provide growth and learning opportunities, foster positive work relationships, and support youth in experiencing the work life environment.

Start and End Dates:

Tuesday, July 6 – Friday, August 20 (seven weeks)

Internship Format:

The internship will involve both in-person and virtual work.

Interns will work M-F from 9 am – 1 pm (20 hours per week).


Eligibility:

A rising 10th, 11th, or 12th grade student.

Applicant must be 15 years old by start of program (7/6/21)

You can also download the application and return it to the Teen Center located in White Center (Steve Cox Memorial Park, 1321 SW 102nd St, Seattle, WA 98146)

Tuesday, July 6 – Friday, August 20 (seven weeks)

Internship Format:

The internship will involve both in-person and virtual work.

Interns will work M-F from 9 am – 1 pm (20 hours per week).