The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has opportunities available to provide young people with experience, job skills, an opportunity to explore career options and a chance to build professional networks. Programs include the Stewardship Youth Ranger Program for species at risk monitoring, fish and wildlife studies and stream rehabilitation, with an opportunity to obtain two high school co-op credits. The deadline is April 28, 2017. The Summer Employment Opportunities offers jobs in Ontario parks. The deadline is March 28, 2017.
The Indigenous Youth Work Exchange Program has work in natural resources management for youth between the ages of 15-24 (up to 29 for persons with a disability) who self-identify as Indigenous. The First Nations Natural Resources Youth Employment Program is offered to youth 16 to 18 through Confederation College, working on projects in forestry, mining and energy. Participants can earn two senior-level high school co-op credits.
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