Allegheny National Forest hiring for conservation program

WARREN – The Allegheny National Forest is seeking applications from high school students who are interested in preserving natural resources to work on the forest this summer.
Students will be part of the Youth Conservation Corps summer program, which provides employment opportunities and environmental education to students ages 15 to 18 years old. The ANF will hire one five-person crew to work on the Bradford Ranger District and another five-person crew to work on the Marienville Ranger District.

The YCC program runs eight weeks, beginning in mid-June and continuing through early August. Participants will work weekdays, for eight hours a day and earn $7.25 per hour. Students are responsible for their transportation to the districts.

Applications for employment may be picked up at high school counselors’ office or on the Allegheny National Forest website: in the Quick Links section. Interested persons should include a valid email address when completing the application. Applicants will be contacted via email. The application deadline is April 15.

More information is available by contacting Lori Elmquist at or (814) 728-6286.