Parks and Recreation



Youth Employment in Parks

YEP Employment Information

The following YEP positions are open and accepting applications. Please click on each link to learn more about each job and make sure to apply by the deadline.

YEP Program Information

The Youth Employment in Parks Program is a program of the Anchorage Parks & Recreation Department and the Anchorage Park Foundation. The goal of the YEP program is to positively engage a new generation of diverse youth leaders with the environment and the Anchorage community through meaningful training, employment, and outdoor recreation. More information

YEP seeks to:

  • Create a meaningful "first job" experience and career pathway for diverse youth to work in the outdoors and natural resources fields.
  • Expose youth to the outdoors and connect them with nature to support healthy lifestyles.
  • Provide youth with community action skills and character development so they may become effective citizens.
  • Improve community through enhanced recreation opportunities, parks and public spaces. 
Thank you for your interest in the YEP program, a true community investment!
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