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Position Number: 2519
Position Title: Conservation Youth Corps (CYC)
Organization Name: Credit Valley Conservation
Area(s) of Interest: Environment, Education & Learning, Youth Programs
Position Description: > What you will do:
During the week you will participate in different activities such as stream restoration, tree planting, removing invasive species, and trail maintenance, to name a few.

>> Location:
Pick up locations are at local high schools. When filling out the application, choose the closest high schools. CVC staff will pick you and the other volunteers up at a chosen school at 8:00 a.m. At the end of the day, you will be dropped off at the same meeting spot at 3:00 p.m.

>>> How to get involved/How to apply:
Applications are OPEN! APPLY ASAP! Crews are STILL NEEDED!

Go to our website to access the CYC application: 1. Place your cursor on 'Learn & Get Involved', at the top of the home page; 2. 'Click' on 'Conservation Youth Corps', and you will be taken to the page that has the 'link' to the APPLICATION FORM!

Volunteer MBC 'clients' (who have 'profiles') may simply 'click' the yellow box 'Apply Now!', below, to gain immediate access to our online APPLICATION FORM.
Goal of Position: The Conservation Youth Corps (CYC) is a youth volunteer program that offers hands-on environmental stewardship experiences for youth in the Credit River Watershed. Credit Valley Conservation is a community based organization that is dedicated to helping restore and maintain the environmental health of the Credit River Watershed.
Position Benefits: + Wonderful opportunity to learn all about the Credit River watershed, the natural environment, ways to steward nature
+ Enjoy the summer outdoors!
+ Opportunity to learn by doing
+ Add real skills and experiences to your resume
+ This role looks great on a post-secondary academic application
+ Be part of a vibrant, dynamic 'crew' of like-minded volunteers
+ Secondary school students may earn hours towards their '40 hours' community service graduation requirement
+ Create a lasting memory of your valuable contribution to preservation and enhancement of the environment in your local community
Training Details: The first day of each week in the program is spent doing orientation which includes some training. Training will be provided for all tasks.
Position Qualifications: ● Minimum age - 14 (maximum age - 18)
● Applicants must have completed 1 year of secondary school as of June, 2019, or are planning to return to secondary school in September
● Commitment of ONE FULL WEEK of the 9 week program (see 'Time Detail', below)
● There are no skills required! Just a positive attitude and a desire to help the environment! We will train you how to do the job, plus how to do it safely
● Energy, enthusiasm, ready to learn in a genuine 'team environment'
Time Commitment: Monday Morning, Monday Afternoon, Tuesday Morning, Tuesday Afternoon, Wednesday Morning, Wednesday Afternoon, Thursday Morning, Thursday Afternoon, Friday Morning, Friday Afternoon
Duration: Short Term (3 months or less)
Time Detail: The CYC Summer Program runs every summer for 9 weeks (Mon thru Fri: 8:00am to 3:00pm). See 'Position Description', above.

You are asked to commit to ONE SINGLE FULL WEEK during the summer and you can select the week(s) that suit your summer schedule, when you're completing the registration process.
Start Date: 2019-07-02
End Date: 2019-08-30
Min Age: 14
Ideal for: Individual
Location: Pick ups at local high schools in the Credit River Watershed
Geographical Area(s): Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon
Police Check: No
Accessibility: Partially Accessible Workspace, Not Accessible
How to Apply
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How to Contact
Email: Send an Email Message
Social Media
Website: http://www.cvc.ca
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CreditValleyConservation/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/cvc_ca
Linked In: https://ca.linkedin.com/company/credit-valley-conservation
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