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Mile High Youth Corps

Position title : Summer/Fall 2019 Energy & Water Conservation Crew

Deadline to apply : 07/01/2019

Type of Position : Corpsmember / Intern

Town, City, Park, etc : Denver

State / Territory : Colorado

Attachments/Supplemental Materials : 2019-EW-Traditional-Crew-675.pdf

Organization/Program Description :

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.

Position Description :

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!

You SERVE:

  • 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).

Requirements :
  • 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.
Benefits :

You EARN:

  • 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.

You RECEIVE:

  • 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.