- Need a job and money for school?
- Looking to gain new skills?
- Interested in conservation?
- Work outdoors and help conserve Colorado’s parks and open space.
- Gain technical skills and earn certification working on trail construction and maintenance, fencing, noxious weed eradication, invasive species removal, and wildfire mitigation.
- Chainsaw crews earn an S-212 chansaw equivalancy certification.
- Change your life and gain skills for the next level.
- Earn a high school diploma.
- Get paid while serving on a construction site.
- Earn a college scholarship.
- Learn construction skills from industry professionals and gain industry-recognized credentials.
- Get career and college prep.
When our Americorps Leadership & Conservation crews began their term of service, I sat down to talk with some Corpsmembers who’d already had some experience at Mile High Youth Corps. Morgan moved to Denver last summer to serve...
What made you want to be an AmeriCorps VISTA member with YouthBuild?
During a semester abroad in Spain, I volunteered with an elementary school, Escola Tanit, with an underserved, primarily immigrant population...
At 23 years old, Juan is finishing his GED and planning for college. He spends much of his remaining time learning construction skills and building low-income housing units.
But life wasn’t always this way.
His future used...