Refuge accepting YCC applications  

From press reports

Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge is seeking
applications from adventurous young women and men ages 15 to 18.

Positions are available through the Youth Conservation Corps program
and are a great way to get to know your local Wildlife Refuge. No
prior experience is necessary but participants must be legal citizens
of the United States.

Crew members will work 40 hours per week for $7.25 an hour starting
June 3rd through July 26th, 2013. Work will be conducted outside and
can be physically demanding. Typical duties will include trail and
garden maintenance, erosion abatement, fence construction, clerical
work and various restoration and maintenance projects. Educational
field trips and training sessions will also be conducted throughout
the summer.

Selection will be on a random basis from the list of qualified
applicants. Young adults interested in wildlife careers, summer
employment or job experience, are encouraged to apply.

For more information please contact the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee
National Wildlife Refuge, 2970 Bluff Lake Road, Brooksville, MS,
39739 or call (662)323-5548. Applications are available at the
refuge office or can be downloaded at www.fws.gov/refuge/noxubee .
Applications are due by May 1st, 2013 by 4:00 pm.

Applications can also be mailed, faxed, or brought to the office.
The fax number is (662)323-6390.