Crew Member - 2019 Land Conservation Summer of Service (Denver)
Posted: April 08, 2019
Location: Denver and adjacent counties
Time Commitment: This is a full-time temporary position, from May 14th - August 9th , 2019. Crews work four days of 10 hours, Monday through Thursday, with in-office programming one Friday morning every month.
Join us as a crew member for our 2019 Land Conservation Summer of Service. We need adventurous, hard-working individuals to complete land conservation projects through team-based field work across the stunning open spaces and mountain parks of the Colorado Front Range. Personal growth, friendship, and endurance thrive here. You’ll learn how to build trails, use chainsaws, remove invasive species, and protect wildlife habitats. Put your personal development at the top of your priority list, next to community service and environmental impact. Get paid biweekly while doing what you love and earn a scholarship at the end of the summer.
Not an experienced outdoorsperson? Never built a trail or used a chainsaw? That's okay! Our crews begin the season with a week of in-house orientation and a week of field training either on trail building or chainsaw operation. All we ask is that you bring your dedication to hard work, a positive attitude, and a commitment to a summer you’ll never forget.
• Biweekly stipend: Earn a living stipend of $760 every two weeks • AmeriCorps Education Award: Earn a scholarship of $1,583.36 upon successful completion of 450 hour term of service. This scholarship can be used to pay tuition or pay back qualifying student loans. • Trainings: 40 hour Outdoor Stewardship Institute Trail building training or S-212 Chainsaw Equivalency Certification, First Aid/CPR, Pesticide Application, and hands-on technical training related to all projects • Transportation: We provide transportation from our Denver office to the work site and back every day. • Health Insurance: May be eligible for health insurance the 1st of the month after serving at MHYC for sixty days. Corps members will have a monthly share of the health insurance premium.
Apply on our website at https://www.milehighyouthcorps.org/apply-now, or visit us in person at 1801 Federal Blvd, Denver, CO 80204. Questions? Call 303.433.1206