Mile High Youth Corps is now hiring for two program: Home Energy Conservation and Water Conservation. Both program are open to youth ages 18 to 24 and begin February 1, 2010.
Home Energy Conservation corpsmembers work with a small team to perform the installation of energy and water saving measures, including but not limited to aerators, compact florescent light bulbs, water efficient showerheads, and high-efficiency toilets in low-income households in the Metro Denver area.
Water Conservation Corpsmembers participate in an intensive, 22-week program that focuses on building technical skills and job readiness in a green job industry. Corpsmembers will work both on-site installing high-efficiency toilets (HETs) and in the classroom focusing on teamwork, community service, life skills, job readiness training, leadership development and career exploration. Corpsmembers will work on a small diverse team with a Crew Leader providing installation of new high-efficiency toilets throughout the Denver metro area for low-income residents. (Each installation helps save 140 gallons of water per week.)
Corpsmembers must possess a high school diploma or GED and be able to lift 50 lbs. A pre-employment background check and drug screen are required. This is a temporary position from February 1 to July 2, 2010. Corpsmembers will work Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Fridays 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Corpsmembers earn an hourly wage of $8.00 and may be eligible for mid-program raise of $.50 based on performance. Corpsmember may also be eligible for a $200 bonus at the end of term based on performance. A Corpsmember is eligible for a $1,250 AmeriCorps Education Award upon successful completion of 450 hours of service. Application deadline is January 22, 2010.
For a full Water Conservation job description, visit: http://www.milehighyouthcorps.org/includes/downloads/2.2010_water_cm_jd.pdf
For a full Home Energy Conservation job description, visit: http://www.milehighyouthcorps.org/includes/downloads/2.2010_energy_cm_jd...
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mail: Attn: Outreach Coordinator
6740 E. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80220