advertisement

Missouri state parks seek young adults to fill summer jobs

Friday, February 4, 2011 | 4:26 p.m. CST

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri officials are seeking applications from young adults to work in state parks this summer.

The state plans to hire 600 to 700 people — 17 through 21 years old — to temporary jobs to help with maintenance, restoration, interpretation and social media at Missouri parks. The program is designed to help teach young adults job skills and encourage them to enjoy the outdoors. Missouri hired more than 1,000 young adults last summer.

The program is funded through federal work force investment money. Applications for this summer are available at the state's website.

State Parks Director Bill Bryan said Friday participants this summer will average longer hours. He said the program helps young adults and is a boost for parks by allowing work to be completed that otherwise would not.


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements