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. Conservation Action Team Leaders facilitate 8 to 10 day expedition programs for youth entering grades 7 to 10.

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, $20.19/hour for 13 weeks + camp bonus, $21.64/hour if hired for second year)
    Crew leader (2 positions, $23.15/hour for 13 weeks + camp bonus, $24.77/hour if hired for second year )
    Green Team steward (1 position, $21.64/hour for 16 weeks, $23.15/hour if hired for second year)
    Green Team special projects worker (3 positions, $20.19/hour for 13 weeks, $21.64/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. Submit your completed application form and resume to In the subject line please write "Y2C2 Application - Your Name". 
  5. You will receive a confirmation email and be prompted to complete an online resume profile

Government of Yukon
Habitat Programs (V-5R)
c/o Youth Programs coordinator
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6

Application deadlines

  • February 14, 2020 for all Y2C2 and CAT positions except field workers.
  • May 29, 2020 for field worker positions only.

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