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Mile High Youth Corps
Position title : Summer/Fall 2019 Energy & Water Conservation Crew
Deadline to apply : 07/01/2019
End Date : 12/06/2019
Type of Position : Corpsmember / Intern
Town, City, Park, etc : Denver
State / Territory : Colorado
Attachments/Supplemental Materials : 2019-EW-Traditional-Crew-675.pdf
The Energy and Water Conservation program is an intensive program that offers
leadership development and an opportunity to serve your community with a
diverse crew. We make a difference serving in the Denver community installing
energy- and water-saving measures including low-flow fixtures, programmable
thermostats, and LED light bulbs, as well as learning about and engaging our
community on the importance of energy and water conservation.
Do you want a career in sustainability or natural resources? Are you people-oriented and ready to make an impact in the Metro Denver community? Join us as a Summer/Fall 2019 Energy & Water Conservation Corpsmember!
- Low-Income clients: Help clients reduce their utility bills by installing high-efficiency fixtures in their homes. You also offer information on energy and water conservation techniques.
- The Community: Participate in service projects and Global Youth Service Days that support local non-profits and our community.
- Mile High Youth Corps: Provide logistics support including, but not limited to, building, vehicle, and tool maintenance.
Timeline: This is a full-time, seasonal job expected to begin mid-late July 2019 and end December 6, 2019. Work weeks are 39.5 hours ( 8am-4:30pm Mon-Thurs, 8am-4pm Fri).
- Between 18-24 years old. Must be eligible for enrollment in AmeriCorps as a US Citizen, National, or Lawful Permanent Resident. Documentation will be required on the first day.
- High School Diploma or GED required.
- Able to read, write and speak fluently in English (bilingual in Spanish preferred).
- This position has recurring access to vulnerable populations and therefore must complete a pre-service background check which includes fingerprinting.
- Pre-service drug screen required (includes marijuana). Drug testing may be required during the term.
- Biweekly stipend: Earn a living stipend of $800 before taxes every two
weeks. There is a potential for a performance-based raise.
- AmeriCorps Education Award: Earn a scholarship of $2,255.24 upon
successful completion of 675 hours of service. This award can be used to
pay for a wide variety of education-related costs including tuition,
supplies, equipment or payback of qualifying student loans.
- Trainings: Hands-on technical training related to all projects and tools, leadership development, civic engagement, working with diverse clients, and educational opportunities through our community partners. Our team also receives industry-recognized trainings that can help secure future employment such as OSHA-10, First-Aid/CPR, and others.
- Career Advancement: Connect with professionals in conservation careers and have an opportunity to develop your career pathway
- Leadership Opportunities: Opportunities for peer leadership delivering environmental education, civic engagement, and service learning activities. You also have the opportunity to provide direct programmatic input and direction in leadership roles.
- Health Insurance: Possible through Kaiser Permanente after 60-days of service. Member will have a monthly share of the health insurance premium.
- Student Loan Forbearance: Possible through the National Service Trust on qualifying federal government student loans.
To Apply : https://www.milehighyouthcoprs.org/apply-now