FYS Employment


Join the best team in the Columbia River Gorge! 

For over two decades Forest Youth Success has been providing Skamania County youth a summer job opportunity. Over the years more than 400 students have participated in the program that has helped remove dams, build new trail systems, released endangered species back into the wild and MUCH more. Pair these experiences with the opportunity to know yourself and others better as you work alongside hardworking, energetic, and encouraging crew leaders and you have the makings of an awesome summer work experience. 


Skamania County students in grades 8 and above are eligible to apply. You must be 14 years old as of June 5th, 2022.  

Read more about the position and requirements here:

Youth Application 2022 (PDF)

The Youth Application is also available online: 


Each Spring, we also hire Adult Crew Leaders to lead our teens through the program. We are hiring for the 2022 summer season! We are seeking 3 adult staff to add to our team this year!

FYS Crew Leader Position Description (PDF)

FYS Program Assistant Position Description (PDF)

Adult Application (PDF)


Please note, this is a paid employment opportunity with the Stevenson Carson School District for both the teens and the adult staff. As such, we are subject to all employment requirements set by the state. This does include Governor Inslee’s COVID-19 vaccine proclamation 21-14.2, which requires ALL employees of Washington public school districts to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Once hired, providing proof of vaccination will be among the paperwork required.



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