Working Together

The Bridger-Teton National Forest works with many different groups, individuals and entities to complete all the work that is necessary to pursue our mission.  If it weren't for the support and dedication of these people the Forest would be a different place.  The Bridger-Teton National Forest greatly appreciates all of the people and organizations that step forward to take responsibility for their public lands and help us to get excellent work done on the ground in so many ways.


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Friends of the Bridger-Teton

The Bridger-Teton National Forest partners with the Friends of the Bridger-Teton who works to facilitate on-the-ground projects that enhance visitor enjoyment and protect the Forest environment. They solicit resources to support and leverage the capacity of the Bridger-Teton National Forest and their partners.  They connect communities to their public lands and inspire stewardship through education and volunteerism. All volunteering, and donations exclusively benefit the projects and recreationists on the Bridger-Teton National Forest.


Browse the links to the left to learn more about volunteering, critical partnerships, and many more ways people help to make the Forest the great place it is.

For a list of seasonal and permanent fire jobs and outreach notices as well as information on how to apply visit the Teton Interagency Fire website.

Employment Opportunities: 

Youth Conservation Corp (YCC) Summer Employment

The summer YCC program with the Bridger-Teton National Forest advertise opportunities in early Spring. YCC's are selected at random as long as their application is fully completed. 

Position description: 

For all of our YCC positions, there is a high emphasis on getting the student working outdoors with the recreation department. Whether they are helping build trails, or repairing facilities such as fences and signs, our goal is to have the YCC learn a variety of job skills that will instill appreciation for the natural resource fields. This is a great opportunity to get work experience for those that are thinking of getting into the workforce. 


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • Must be between the ages of 15 and 18, when selected
  • Must fully complete and submit the YCC application on or before the deadline to the contact indicated below

Work requirements: 

  • Commitment to an 8 week program
  • Will be working 40 hours a week
  • Able to work comfortable in an outdoor environment 
  • Must provide their own transportation to assign duty
  • No previous experience required

For their service, YCC will be paid $10 an hour. 

YCC Application 2016 







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