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Career Resources


Toolkit: New Mexico Career Solutions helps you look for internships and jobs, search for scholarships and get interactive online help building your resumé and practicing a job interview.

Career fairs and hiring events near you: New Mexico Workforce Connection

Training – check out New Mexico Certificate Programs

Job Boards

State of New Mexico –  Divisions with jobs similar to YCC work include

State Parks
Forestry Division
Historic Sites
Department of Game & Fish
Environment Department
Livestock Board

The Outdoor Recreation newsletter comes out every two weeks:

Environmental Education of NM job board: Jobs – Environmental Education of New Mexico (

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps’ has all kinds of resources on its Alumni page

Federal Jobs: USA Jobs  (Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management)

Careers at the Bureau of Land Management

Nationwide job boards:

YCC Jobs


Youth: A list of current YCC projects with contact information is here. If you are interested in working for a project, contact the organization directly. Or, see the YCC job listings below.

Project Sponsors: Submit a YCC job posting for this page by filling out the form at the bottom of this page or emailing us directly.

The Village of Corrales  is accepting applications for Youth Conservation Corps –crew members and crew leads to work with the Corrales Fire Department. Applicants must be between 16-25 and the program will run for up to 13 weeks. If you should have any questions call 505-898-7501. Apply before July 1st. 

The Forest Stewards Guild is hiring for their Fall Fire and Fuels Youth Corps Crews to work on the Mountainair and Espanola Forest Service Districts and Jemez Pueblo. Crews gain wildland firefighting training and complete wildfire, prescribed burning, and natural resource management projects. Program runs from August 19 to November 8, pays $17 – $19 / hour. All participants gain basic wildland fire and chainsaw certification. Apply here  and email for more information. 

The Rocky Mountain Youth Corps is hiring several positions for YCC crews in Albuquerque and Taos. 

Conservation Legacy is hiring corps crew leaders and corps members at the Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge in Albuquerque. Contact Arden Wyaco for more details. 

Other Jobs


Seasonal Park Jobs at State Parks: Work at a park this summer! Seasonal positions are open now at Brantley Lake, Conchas Lake, Fenton Lake, Living Desert Zoo & Gardens, Sugarite Canyon and Ute Lake. Go here for details on how to apply.

Submit a Job Posting

Request a Job Posting on the YCC website

The YCC will post current YCC funded jobs and entry to mid-level jobs offered by government agencies or non-profits that are related to conservation, agriculture, outdoor recreation, public facilities, or historic preservation. We cannot accept job postings from for-profit entities.