Polk County Conservation

Program Positions


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Crew Leader (19+ Years of Age | Compensation TBD)

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. Apply Here. 

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

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Crew Member Position Deadline:

March 16, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. (CST)
To apply for a Crew Member position, please click here.

Crew Leader Position Deadline:

January 26, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. (CST)
Coming Soon. 


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

Erika Schoenberg and Melissa Schmeling at youthcorps@polkcountyiowa.gov

Contact Us

Administration Office
11407 NW Jester Park Drive
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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