State Parks Youth Corps Application

  • If you are interested in applying for positions at city parks in the St. Louis or Kansas City area, please visit Applicants for Scott Joplin State Historic Site, the Missouri State Parks St. Louis Area Office, Route 66 State Park, Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site, Weston Bend State Park or Watkins Mill State Park and Historic Site will need to apply at
  • If you are interested in positions at the following state parks or historic sites, visit the park or historic site to apply directly: Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park, Big Oak Tree State Park, Castlewood State Park, Edward “Ted” and Pat Jones – Confluence Point, Finger Lakes State Park, First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site, Mastodon State Historic Site or Rock Bridge Memorial State Park. Park location information is available at
  • If you are interested in applying for positions at any of the state park or historic site locations not listed above, please complete the application below.

Eligibility Guidelines

Who is eligible to participate in the Missouri State Parks Youth Corps Program?

Missourians between the ages of 17-24 at the time of application that meet the income guidelines below:

What are the income guidelines?

The income eligibility is based on gross monthly income not to exceed 185% of Federal Poverty guidelines.

Click here for income guidelines

Source: FFIEC census and hud estimated MSA/MD median family incomes for 2014 CRA/HMDA reports. Website:

If you don't meet the age or income eligibility, but are still interested in working in a state park or historic site, click here to learn more about other job opportunities in Missouri State Parks. For more on job opportunities throughout the state, visit