May 21, 2018
The Sonoma County Youth Ecology Corps (SCYEC) is a jobs, workforce training and ecosystem education program aimed at employing youth and young adults while teaching them about environmental stewardship. The SCYEC provides youth and young adults paychecks, valuable work experience, environmental education, and the opportunity to contribute to their community through ongoing outdoor experiences.
Summer Jobs are located throughout Sonoma County. $13 an hour – starts in June
Central County (Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park/Cotati):
- Conservation Corps North Bay: (707) 974-0323
- Social Advocates for Youth: (707) 544-3304
- Petaluma People Services Center: (707) 765-8488 Ext. 137
- West County Community Services: (707) 823-1640
- The Center for Social & Environmental Stewardship: (707) 838-6641 Ext. 256
East County (Sonoma Valley)
- Social Advocates for Youth: (707) 583-9421
Work is scheduled from June 18, 2018—August 9,2018. Get paid every two weeks--$13.00/hour
Includes fun events: Kick-Off BBQ, Opportunity Fair, Visit a Crew by Press and local elected officials, Financial Literacy workshops and more…!
Gain valuable career and future work information during interesting Friday workshops!
Must provide one or more right-to-work documents, such as social security card,CA ID, birth certificate, passport, etc.
Low-income requirements may apply
Since its inception in 2009, more than 1300 young people have been employed through SCYEC. Over 37 miles of creek channels have been maintained, 31 miles of trails have been restored, 11 beaches have been cleaned, and many other environmental projects have been completed throughout Sonoma County.
What agencies are involved? The coalition of groups who support the SCYEC include theSonoma County Workforce Investment Board (WIB), the Sonoma County Human Services Department, theSonoma County Water Agency, the Sonoma County Office of Education, the nonprofitNew Ways to Work, over 60 project hosts, and contracted youth agencies. The SCYEC brings together a diverse group of county and non-county agencies in a program that is replicable and sustainable
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