Ashland Watershed Training & Employment Program

Spend Your Summer Making A Difference!
This summer, Lomakatsi Restoration Project invites high school juniors and seniors Rogue and Illinois Valleys to apply for employment to gain hands-on training and educational experiences in ecological restoration and ecosystem management. Put on your boots and gloves and get to work restoring the forests and streams of southwest Oregon!

Applications are DUE MAY 3, 2019.


Ashland Watershed

For juniors and seniors in Medford, Phoenix, Talent and Ashland area high schools.
June 24 – July 23, 2019
Click here to view the Ashland Watershed flyer for important details.
Descargar el volante de Ashland Watershed con información en español.
Click here to apply for the Ashland Watershed program.


When: June 24th - July 23, 2019

Where: Project work sites are in and around the Ashland Watershed (Medford rideshare provided)

Schedule: 32 hours per week, Monday through Thursday

About the Experience

Get Employed!
For five weeks this summer, selected participants will be employed by Lomakatsi’s hands-on workforce training and environmental education program. Students will be paid $12 an hour to conduct work projects four days per week.

Gain Valuable Workforce Experience!
Under the guidance of Lomakatsi’s staff and guest natural resource specialists, you’ll take part in stewardship activities that may include ecological restoration, technical forestry, botany, invasive species management, ecological monitoring, fire ecology, stream restoration, watershed management, wildlife habitat restoration, trail maintenance, soil science, and more.

Engaging in positive work experience and teamwork development, you’ll will develop professional skills, a sense of responsibility and self-sufficiency, a long-term community service and stewardship ethic, knowledge and increased interest in natural resource academic study, and the ability to obtain future employment in natural resource management.

How to Apply
Click the links above under your program location of choice. Read the flyer for important details, then either apply online or download a PDF application to either print and mail or scan and email.

The application process is competitive! Please take your time and complete the application to the best of your abilities. We’ll let you know if you’ve been selected for an interview closer to the date of the program.