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 700 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. Youth must be 14 years old as of June 15th, 2023.  

The youth positions have been filled for the 2023 season and the application is closed. Check back next April for information about the 2024 season. We have fun things in store!

You can review the full application packet to read more about the position and requirements: 2023 Student Application (PDF)


Each Spring, we also hire Adult Crew Leaders to lead our teens through the program. We are hiring for the 2023 summer season! We are seeking 2 adult staff to add to our team this year!

Applications are requested ASAP, and will be accepted until all positions are filled. Email to [email protected].

FYS Crew Leader Position Description (PDF)

FYS Program Assistant Position Description (PDF)

Adult Application (PDF)



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