Youth Employment in Parks (YEP)

Youth Employment in Parks (YEP)

The YEP program engages at-risk Juneau youth (ages 16-19)  in a positive summer job experience through improving local parks.

YEP is a partnership of the Zach Gordon Youth Center, Juneu Parks and Recreation and Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL).

KTOO interview about the YEP program

  • Explore Careers & Skills Assessments
  • Learn Local History & Culture
  • Kayaking & Team Building Exercises
  • Maintain Trails & Parks
  • Landscaping
  • Make an impact on their community
  • Confidence
  • Leadership
  • Job Skills
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Financial Education
  • Work Experience

Applications will be available in April! See you then!

Youth Employment in Parks in funded through the City & Borough of Juneau and the Alaska Department of Labor  and Workforce Development Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and Disability Employment Initiative.