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Mile High Youth Corps is hiring!

Need a High School diploma? Between ages 17 - 20?

Apply for YouthBuild!

Have a diploma or GED?  Between ages 18 - 24?

Apply for our Energy & Water program!

Successful candidates will demonstrate the following qualities:

  • Strong personal work ethic and initiative
  • Flexible and open to new challenges
  • Comfortable with physical labor
  • Excited to work with diverse groups & teams
  • Positive attitude 
  • Open to new challenges
  • Eager to improve the community

Summer of Service

At MHYC, we are proud to partner with the same agencies year after year to help keep Colorado's parks and open spaces beautiful.  Some highlights of this summer's projects are:

  • Fire mitigation in Teller County in partnership with The Palmer Land Trust and Coalition for the Upper South Platte.

  • Forest thinning for fire mitigation and forest health in the Black Forest area of El Paso County.

  • Multiple projects with the City and County of Denver, including trail work at Red Rocks, O’Fallon, Genesee and Pence Mountain Parks; invasive species removal along Bear Creek; invasive species removal at Pena Open Space; and fire mitigation at O’Fallon Park.

  • Trail and saw work with City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks Department.

  • Invasive species removal at Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge and Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge for US Fish and Wildlife.


When people hear that this is my fourth term at Mile High Youth Corps the question is always asked, “What do you like about MHYC that keeps you coming back?” I never struggle with answering this question and I thank MHYC for making it easy...

Last week, two of our YouthBuild Corpsmembers joined 120 other YouthBuilders from around the nation for the three-day, Conference of Young Leaders (COYL) in Washington D.C. This summit was an opportunity to build professional development, meet...

Congratulations to Tyler Lee and Jorge Lomas, CYCA Corpsmembers of the Year!

The awards were given out February 2, 2015 at the Colorado State Capitol. Representing Youth Corps across Colorado, 10 young people received awards for their...