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Land Conservation Corpsmember - Denver

Mile High Youth Corps

Denver, Colorado

Job Type AmeriCorps
Salary Details $1,160 before taxes paid every 2 weeks
Deadline Sep 02, 2024
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

Land Conservation Crew Members (called Corpsmembers) serve on environmental stewardship projects throughout the Denver Metro Area. Corpsmembers will be enrolled in AmeriCorps—a national community service program. No experience is required! We will provide you with hands-on training related to all projects.

Compensation and Benefits: 

  • Biweekly Stipend - Earn a living stipend of $1,160 before taxes paid every 2 weeks. 
    o    Leadership Opportunities available: Corpsmember Drivers are eligible for a living stipend of $1,180. Returning Corpsmembers earn $1,200. More information available on request.
  • AmeriCorps Education Award - Earn a scholarship upon successful completion of service. This award can be used to pay future tuition, pay back qualifying student loans or go on an expedition through a wilderness school! Corpsmembers have 7 years to use the award.
  • Student Loan Forbearance - Corpsmembers can apply to put their qualified federal student loans on hold during their term through the National Service Trust.
  • Counseling - Corpsmembers receive up to 5 free mental health counseling sessions per year plus additional services through a Member Assistance Program.
  • Networking - Corpsmembers have opportunities to network with federal, state and local natural resources professionals and access to a vast alumni network!
  • Training – Depending on crew assignments, Corpsmembers will receive training in one or more stewardship skillsets, including S-212 Wildland Fire Chainsaws (required for sawyers), trail building and maintenance, and pesticide application. 

Corpsmembers have the choice to serve on a variety of crews. MHYC staff will work with you to find the best match! We strive for each and every crew to be diverse, inclusive and safe for all Corpsmembers.

HOW TO APPLY

Visit our website at www.milehighyouthcorps.org and click “Apply Now”.

Questions? Email makennas@mhyc.net.

Mile High Youth Corps is committed to diversity in principle and practice, both in the community at large and within the organization.  We are, therefore, committed to having our internal operations and employment practices administered on a non-discriminating basis inclusive of, but not limited to, race, religion, color, socio-economic status, gender, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, or national origin. Every effort shall be made to grant reasonable accommodation for qualified people with disabilities to participate in this AmeriCorps program.

MHYC is a sub-recipient for the City and County of Denver; This project is funded in part by federal award number SLFRF0126 awarded to the State of Colorado by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.

Category General / Stewardship, Outdoor Recreation, Restoration
Tags Conservation Corps, Trail Maintenance