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Energy and Water Climate Action Corpsmember

Mile High Youth Corps


Opportunity summary

Term length

1/9/2024 - 12/6/2024

Application window

1/9/2024 - 12/6/2024


Denver, Colorado

Hourly pay equivalent


Project summary

Make a difference, and make a better future for yourself at Mile High Youth Corps. We are a group of young people who are focused on combating Climate Change and educating ourselves on the issues that face our community.

Opportunity description

Join us for our 2024 Climate Corps- Energy & Water Conservation program! The Energy & Water Conservation program (E&W) is a team-based, 26 or 35 week program for individuals between the ages 18-24. E&W participants (called Corpsmembers) serve on community-based energy and water conservation projects throughout the Denver metro area. Corpsmembers will be enrolled in AmeriCorps—a national community service program.


  • Education benefit
  • Federal non competitive hiring authority
  • Mental and behavioral health benefits

Requirements and qualifications


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/ Equivalency required. English proficiency. Capable of participating in physical labor including but not limited to: ability to lift 50 lbs, able to conduct repetitive hand and arm motions. Significant walking. Access to a vehicle.

Preferred qualifications

Bilingual. Spanish speaking applicants strongly encouraged to apply.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Natural resource preservation and conservation
  • Waterway restoration
  • Energy audits
  • Weatherization of homes and public buildings
  • Solar and renewable energy systems installation
  • City parks and greenspaces creation and maintenance
  • Environmental justice
  • Local ecosystem restoration
  • Economic development support for energy transition communities
  • Volunteer recruitment and management

Work environment

  • Team based
  • Individual placement
  • Urban