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Position Summary

The GoWild Team will be comprised of six-eight Corpsmembers (18-24 years old) serving together as part of the GoWild Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Generation Wild Initiative, which aims to connect youth and families to the outdoors. The GoWild Coalition encompasses the Northeast Metro Denver communities of Commerce City, Northwest Aurora, Northeast Park Hill, and Montbello. The GoWild Team will provide targeted outreach, community engagement, direct service, and support for GoWild projects to cultivate environmental stewardship.

Job Description

Position Title:            Corpsmember

Position Type:            Seasonal, Fulltime, 40 hrs./week

 

 

 

Corpsmembers SERVE:

  • In the Community: Plan, conduct outreach, and support activities to engage the community in outdoor activities.
  • On Land Conservation: Complete conservation projects on public lands through the Denver metro area. Projects may include public land improvements and trail construction and maintenance.

  • Mile High Youth Corps: Participate in AmeriCorps National Days of Service and All Corps Service Projects.

 

Corpsmembers RECEIVE:

  • Education: Lessons focused on environmental stewardship, leadership, civic engagement, college and career prep and other trainings that will prepare for life after MHYC.  
  • 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 afterserving with MHYC for sixty days.  Member share of health insurance premium is $80 per month.

Hours and Stipend

Corpsmembers EARN:

· Biweekly Stipend: Earn a living stipend of $800.00 per bi-weekly pay period

· AmeriCorps Education Award: Earn a scholarship of $1,230.69 upon successful completion of the term (300 hours of service). This award can be used to pay tuition or pay back qualifying student loans. Individuals have 7 years to use the award




Timeline:

· May 29, 2018 – August 11, 2018

Starting the week of June 4, the 40-hour work-week will be Tuesday thru Saturday

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