NEW CITY, N.Y. -- The Rockland County Youth Bureau in New City is accepting applications for 2016 summer internships with the Rockland Conservation & Service Corps.
To be considered, students must be at least 17 years of age.
"I am extremely proud of our Conservation Corps summer program and the opportunity it provides college students to gain valuable experience in their chosen field," said Rockland County Executive Day.
Conservation Corps summer interns are paid a stipend to perform a variety of outdoor, environmental community service projects throughout the county.
Members are required to serve 350 hours between June 1 and Aug. 12 at local sites, including the Rockland County Division of Environmental Resources, the town of Clarkstown Planning Department, the yown of Ramapo, the Rockland County Drainage Agency, Rockland County Solid Waste Management Authority and Cornell Cooperative Extension.
At these host sites, members typically educate the public about ecological conservation and environmental health issues, conduct field research, build and maintain nature trails, teach environmental education at camps, create gardens, patrol streams, facilitate cleanups and implement recycling programs.
For application information, click here or call 845-708-7308.
The Rockland County Youth Bureau is at 18 New Hempstead Road, #400, New City.
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