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Goals of Youth Employment in Parks:

1) Create meaningful “first job” experiences and career pathways for diverse youth to work in the outdoors and natural resources fields.

2) Expose youth to the outdoors and connect them with nature to support healthy lifestyles.

3) Provide youth with community action skills and character development so they may become effective citizens.

4) Build community through enhanced recreation opportunities, parks and public spaces.