Share with Youth: U.S. Forest Service Job Corps Program: Civilian Conservation Centers

Application deadline: Rolling 

The Forest Service Civilian Conservation Centers provide training, mentorship, and work experience to young people ages 16-24 to prepare them to enter the workforce and address the nation’s conservation challenges. At Civilian Conservation Centers, young people can: 

  • Earn a high school diploma or GED 

  • Earn a vocational certificate in over 30 trades aligned with industry certifications 

  • Forge a career in natural resource conservation, forestry, or wildland firefighting 

  • Participate in work-based learning with employers in high-growth industries 

  • Prepare for post-secondary education through partnerships with local colleges  

  • Participate in service learning through community and environmental stewardship projects 

Learn more and apply.