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Cool Summer Job!

Missouri needs 1,000

Outdoor Ambassadors ages 17 to 24

The state of Missouri wants to hire teens and young adults this summer as “outdoor ambassadors” at 85 parks and historic sites. Work done by the State Parks Youth Corps will include building or repairing trails, maintenance and landscaping, documenting and recording animal species at parks, and assisting with the planning and implementation of outdoor programs including the Katy Trail State Park bicycle ride. The program is being funded by federal money through the Workforce Investment Act and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. State park staff and counselors will select applicants for the positions.

• Pay is $7.25 an hour

• May 1 through Sept. 30, 2010

• Eligible for up to 240 hours of work

For more information:

Go to and click on the State Parks Youth Corps link, call 800-592-6020, or send an e-mail to

The Youth Corps is a partnership between the Missouri Division of Workforce Development and the Missouri Division of State Parks.

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