New effort to hire more than 500 Service Corps members nationwide

The campaign chose Seattle as one of the cities to focus recruitment efforts. Climate change and increased visitation to national parks are reasons for the push.

SEATTLE — There is a new nationwide campaign by the National Park Foundation and Carhartt to hire more young people to Service Corps organizations to help our national parks. 

Service Corps workers help with different environmental efforts, like restoration projects in our national parks.

“They are building trails, they’re building bridges, they’re removing invasive species,” said Jay Satz, with the Northwest Youth Corps in Tacoma.

The Northwest Youth Corps employs people between the ages of 15 and 30

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