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Summer of Service Crew Leader


We serve 14 counties in Colorado, and often work on Pikes Peak, in Pike National Forest, San Isabel National Forest, and more.

Denver, CO or Colorado Springs, CO

Earn $540 for first week of training and a total living stipend of $7,020.02
from May 11-August 7. The stipend will be paid every two weeks. Meals during
camping trips are provided.

Some experience required

Job starts in less than 2 months (May 4, 2020)

Mile High Youth Corps’ Crew Leader positions require individuals who are skilled problem-solvers,
experienced leaders and positive role models. A crew is comprised of ten Corpsmembers (18-24 years old)
who serve together to complete projects on public lands and in communities. Crew Leaders must possess
a strong work ethic, promote high quality work performance in their crew and have a desire to devote
themselves to field-based youth development for an entire summer. The position requires both leadership
and technical aptitude, in addition to a high level of comfort in the outdoors.

Position Type: Field-based, seasonal, full-time, exempt, 14-week (450-hour) program commitment

You Earn:
– Education Award: Earn an education award of $1,612.43 upon successful
completion of a 450-hour term of service. This award can be used to pay tuition or
pay back qualifying student loans. Individuals have 7 years to use the award.
– Student loan forbearance: Possible through the National Service Trust on
qualifying federal government student loans.
– Health Insurance: May be eligible for health insurance the 1st of the month after
serving at MHYC for sixty days. Member will have a monthly share of the health
insurance premium.
– Trainings: First Aid & CPR, Wilderness First Aid, and Mental Health First Aid

Position Dates: May 4 – August 7, 2020
 Some camping may be required for 4 days at a time throughout the season
(select camping gear can be provided).

Schedule: 40-hour weeks Monday through Thursday 7:00am – 5:30pm.

Duties and Responsibilities:
 Corpsmember Development and Education
– Ensures Corpsmembers follow all MHYC policy and procedures.
– Plans and facilitates crew meetings and team-building activities.
– Provides daily support of the members of the crew including assigning, leading and instructing
project tasks and training Corpsmembers in the development of technical and leadership skills.
– Monitors and promotes physical and mental wellness on and off the project-site.
– Addresses and supports the resolution of interpersonal challenges that may occur on the crew.
– Follows a mentorship curriculum to promote the leadership development of ACL.
 Project Implementation
– Ensures timely, accurate and quality completion of projects.
– Proactively assesses, identifies, and mitigates safety-related hazards on the job site.

General Qualifications:
 Previous experience serving with Youth Corps is highly preferred.
 Must be able to lift 75 lbs., spend 8-10 hours a day in all weather conditions, hike 5 miles with a daypack
and operate hand and power tools.
 At least one year of experience of working with a diverse population of youth and staff in a team
atmosphere is preferred.
 Must have strong communication and conflict management skills: ability to motivate others, organize
and mentor a crew of young adults on projects, communicate effectively with a diverse group of
people, co-workers, and supervisors, and ensure safe work practices.
 Experience with trail construction and maintenance, installation of rock and timber structures, fencing,
noxious weed removal, pesticide application and/or general landscaping is preferred.
 Sawyer crew leaders should have significant experience working with chainsaws. S-212, MTDC or Game
of Logging training with feller certificate required.
 Must complete CPR training prior to the start date. MHYC will cover $40 of the training cost.
 Must complete Wilderness First Aid or Wilderness First Responder training course prior to the start
date. MHYC will cover $235 of the training cost.

 Must be between the ages of 19-24 and able to legally serve in the United States.
 Must be eligible for enrollment in AmeriCorps as a US Citizen, National or Lawful Permanent Resident.
 National Service Criminal History Check will be required which includes FBI fingerprinting.
 Pre-service drug screen required and may be required during the term of service.
 High School diploma or GED required.

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