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January 20: Northwest Youth Corps

Please Join Northwest Youth Corps Director Jeff Parker to explore programs available for our youth and young adults.

Northwest Youth Corps offers a challenging education and job training experience that helps youth and young adults from diverse backgrounds develop the skills they need to lead full and productive lives. Our programs include residential conservation crews for both youth and young adults, local community crews, an internship program for college aged participants, a fully accredited high school and a two-acre organic farm. There are several Crew alternatives: Ages 15-19 youth community. Ages 16-19 youth camping. Ages 19+ Young adult crew.
Ages 21+ Leadership positions. There are also special purpose Inclusion Crews: American Sign Language crew, Rainbow LBGTQ crew and Tribal Stewards crew.

Jeff Parker is the Executive Director of Northwest Youth Corps, based in Eugene, Oregon. Started in 1984, NYC works throughout a 4 state area, serving over 1,000 diverse youth and young adults each year in outdoor conservation programs that combine education, community, leadership, empowerment, and challenge. NYC operates residential backcountry crews, community based corps programs, para professional internships, and a fully accredited charter high school. Each year, NYC crews and interns complete over 190,000 hours of conservation projects for public land management agencies, including trail construction and maintenance, invasive plant eradication, fuels reduction, and stream restoration, while delivering 70,000 hours of education.

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