Energy Conservation Corpsmember

Type: Full Time-Temporary Posted on 03 Oct-2013

Job opening ID 74
Essential Functions  Successfully complete new Corpsmember orientation and training.
 Work with a small team to perform the installation of energy and water saving measures, including but not limited to aerators, compact florescent light bulbs and water efficient showerheads in low-income households in the Metro Denver area.
 Collaborate with Client Intake department to fill weekly schedule for all Conservation teams.
 Interact with low-income clients to offer information on energy and water conservation techniques during technical installs or through neighborhood canvassing.
 Fully comply with agency policies and procedures regarding high quality work, installations, tool management, paperwork completion and data accuracy.
 Fully participate in environmental education, leadership development, civic engagement, healthy lifestyles, career development, independent living and service learning activities.
 Receive hands-on technical trainings related to all projects. Learn to problem solve diverse technical challenges in the work space.
 Fully participate in all safety trainings and adhere to agency safety rules and regulations.
 Fully participate in career readiness training activities.
 Adhere to the rules and regulations specified in the MHYC Corpsmember Handbooks.
 Report to a Mile High Youth Corps Crew Leader.
 May be required to participate in Global Youth Service Day.
 May be required to participate in additional training opportunities or complete a rotation on the MHYC Water Conservation Crew installing high-efficiency toilets.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities  Must be 18-24 years old
 High school or GED graduate.
 Valid Driver’s License preferred and have an insurable driving record if asked to drive.
 Desire to learn energy conservation skills.
 Able to lift 50 lbs.
 Able to conduct repetitive hand and arm motions.
 Able to maneuver in tight spaces, including bending and kneeling.
 Must make a strong commitment to term of service by being available for a minimum of 675 hours of service, 36 hours a week
 Preference given to local applicants living in the 15 county region of Colorado served by MHYC.
 Able to be on time and maintain a minimum of 90% attendance rate through term of service.
 Able to serve and learn with a positive attitude and show respect for others.
 Desire for personal challenge and self-development.
 Ability to engage with people from different backgrounds and demographics.
 Experience or a desire to engage with a diverse group of young adults ages 18-24.
 Must bring identification documents necessary to complete the I-9 and other forms on your first day. Examples of such documents are a passport or a driver’s license and social security card/birth certificate or other equivalent documents.
 Pre-service background check required. May be subject to FBI Background Check, which includes fingerprinting.
 Pre-service drug screen required. Drug testing may be required during term.
 Must be able to legally work in the United States, which will be verified via the federal E-Verify program
 Must be eligible for enrollment in AmeriCorps as a US Citizen, National, or Lawful Permanent Resident. Documentation will be required on the first day.
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