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Farmington Youth Conservation Corps (YCC)

Farmington Youth Conservation Corps (YCC)
The Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) was created in 1992 to provide a process to employ the youth in public projects as an off branch of the Civilian Conservation Corps started by President Franklin D Roosevelt amongst other New Deal Plans to help decrease the unemployment in the United States. Participants of the YCC learn employment skills, work ethics, as well as self-discipline and self-esteem.

MISSION
Promote the education, success and well-being of the youth of New Mexico through the conservation and enhancement of the state's natural resources and lasting community benefits.

VISION
A New Mexico where Youth Conservation Corps members contribute to the quality of life of all New Mexicans.

GOALS
Together we strive for…
  • Healthy natural resources and lasting community benefits
  • Instilling values of hard work and accomplishments
  • Promotion of education and training
VALUES
We strive to be...
  • Responsible stewards of the state's resources
  • Positive role models for New Mexico's youth

Messages;
11-17-16; I just recieved word that we have recieved the grant for next year!!!! Please stay tuned for the applications for the Summer of 2017.

11-29-16; The applications for the summer of 2017 are now ready. Below you will find the links for the youth worker and team leader applications. Please make sure that you fill out the correct forms completely and correctly. Print out the applications single sided. Applications due March 15th!! Beware the Ides of March!!YCC is an job application process where the applications are screened and interviews given to those whose application is complete. Positions are then filled by those applicants who match what we are looking for. Please note that since this program is designed to help the unemployed, the applicant must be unemployed at the time of hired. This is program is not to be used as a "second" job.
Please email Michelle Barnard (mbarnard@fms.k12.nm.us) with any questions. I am a teacher so please do not call my office phone unless it is an emergency as it disrupts my classes. Please do not email me your applications or letters of recommendation.

12-1-16 It breaks my heart to have to post this but as of December 1st we have lost the YCC Grant. I was told that there was an error in the NM State budget and there was not enough money for the NM YCC program and several programs had to be cut. This means that there will not be a YCC program this summer here in Farmington. We will be applying for the grant next year to see if we can get the program back for the summer of 2018. Thank you for your interest in our program and please stay tuned for any news.



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