Apply for a summer job in conservation (Y2C2)

The Yukon Youth Conservation Corps (Y2C2) is a summer employment and training program for Yukon students. It focuses on environmental education and enhancement.

Crews of 1 to 5 students work on conservation projects throughout Yukon. These projects are proposed and overseen by community groups, First Nations, federal and territorial governments, municipalities and individuals.

Y2C2 jobs are not part of the STEP program.


  • You are between 16 and 29 years of age.
  • You are a full-time high school or post-secondary student and either graduating or planning to return to full-time studies in the fall.
  • You have lived in Yukon for at least 1 full year before beginning your present studies.

How to apply

  1. Review the job descriptions for the positions below: 
    Conservation camp assistant (2 positions, $16.49/hour for 13 weeks + camp bonus, $17.64/hour if hired for second year)
    Crew leader (2 positions, $18.91/hour for 13 weeks + camp bonus, $20.19/hour if hired for second year )
    Green team steward (1 position, $17.64/hour for 16 weeks, $18.91/hour if hired for second year)
    Green team special projects worker (3 positions, $16.49/hour for 13 weeks, $17.64/hour if hired for second year)
    Field worker (8 positions, $13.98 /hr for 8 weeks, $14.61/hour if hired for second year)
  2. Decide which position(s) you want to apply for.
  3. Complete the Youth Programs student employment application form.
  4. Complete an online resume profile.
  5. Submit your completed application form and resume.
    Government of Yukon
    Habitat Programs (V-5R)
    c/o Youth Programs Coordinator
    Box 2703
    Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6

Application deadlines

  • Field worker positions: May 30, 2019
  • All other Y2C2 positions: February 13, 2019



For questions about applying for Y2C2, email or phone: 867-667-5168 or toll free in Yukon: 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5168.