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Community Climate Education Corpsmember

Mile High Youth Corps
Job Field:
Water and Soil Resources
Job Type:
Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Location Detail:
Job Description:

Mile High Youth Corps is for young adults who are passionate about protecting the planet. We pay you to complete community-based environmental projects while equipping you with the skills you need to build an impactful career.


Join us for our 2023 Community Climate Ambassador Program! The Community Climate Ambassador program is a team-based, 48 week program for individuals between the ages 18-24. Participants (called Climate Action Corpsmembers) serve as community connectors and educate local residents on the issues of climate change, heat vulnerability, and water scarcity. Corpsmembers will be enrolled in AmeriCorps—a national community service program.


Corpsmembers will earn up to $36,255 over a 48 week term of service in total compensation.


Never had a job in community education before? Not sure if you like this kind of work? That’s okay! Our goal is to support you with the knowledge and support that you need to be successful. We will provide you with hands-on training related to all projects, and skills and certificates that will lead you to a future in green industries.


All we ask is that you bring your dedication to hard work, a positive attitude, and a commitment to a service term you’ll never forget.


• 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 currently working towards GED/High School Equivalency required.

• English proficiency; preferred: bi-lingual, Spanish speaking applicants.

• Capable of participating in physical labor including but not limited to: ability to lift 50 lbs., able to conduct repetitive hand and arm motions, and able to maneuver in tight spaces, including bending and kneeling. Reasonable accommodations will be made in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

• Desire and ability to engage with people from different backgrounds and demographics.

• Demonstrate commitment to serving with your team, communication and problem solving.

1240 bi-weekly

• Biweekly stipend: Earn a living stipend of $1,240 (pre-tax) every two weeks.

• Education Award: Earn a scholarship of up to $2,474.27 (675 hour term, compensation chart below). This award can be used to pay future tuition, training costs, and payback of qualifying student loans. Individuals have 7 years to use the education award.

• Timeline: This is a temporary, position with start dates available July- August

o Standard hours are Monday-Thursday 8:00am-4:30 pm and Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm. Some evenings and weekend hours may be required.

o Part-time positions also available, details available upon request.

• Industry Recognized Certifications Available: OSHA 10, First Aid/CPR, Building Science Principles, Sustainability Excellence Associate and your choice of professional certificates for Renewable Energy, Green Building, Water Management, and Outdoor Conservation industries. Build your resume and experience for a future within green industries!


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