Polk County Conservation

Program Positions


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2018 Application is now CLOSED

Crew Leader (19+ Years of Age | Compensation $500/week)

Crew Leaders will guide a crew of 8-10 youth, ages 15-18, throughout both sessions. The crew leader will work directly with crew members by encouraging and motivating them to fulfill daily expectations through the completion of assigned tasks, teambuilding activities, environmental education, youth development and outdoor recreation skills such as canoeing, fishing and camping.

Crew Member (15 - 18 Years of Age | $200/Week )

Crew members work hard outdoors on a diversified crew for four weeks in the summer. Crew members will develop strong work habits, environmental ethics, leadership skills and team unity. No experience necessary. Dedication, a positive attitude and a desire to make a difference are the only requirements for this position.

PCCYC crew leaders and members should expect daily workloads to incorporate moderate to difficult physical labor. The work required is physically demanding, and in a wide variety of settings and weather conditions. Individuals in both positions are expected to uphold the mission and code of conduct of the Polk County Conservation Youth Corps.

Summer Sessions

Session 1: June 4, 2018 - June 29, 2018

Session 2: July 9, 2018 - August 3, 2018

Apply Here

Application period for summer 2018 is now closed.


For questions and further information regarding this program, please contact: 

Janna Coulter at janna.coulter@polkcountyiowa.gov

Contact Us

Administration Office
12130 NW 128th St
Granger, IA 50109

P: (515) 323-5300
F: (515) 323-5354

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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