Our Mission

Help youth make a difference in themselves and their community through meaningful service opportunities and educational experiences.

we are.

Mile High Youth Corps (MHYC) is a nonprofit social enterprise powered by a network of young adults, ages 18-24, who are justice-focused, comitted to creating sustainable communities and pursuing a meaningful path to career success. As a leader in positive youth development, workforce development and community-based service, our Youth Corps completes conservation, construction and healthcare projects across 23 Colorado counties. For over 30 years, our work is making a difference for communities today and building a stronger workforce for tomorrow.

we serve.

MHYC serves communities across the state of Colorado. The Map below shows the 23 counties where our youth work.

MHYC Service Area Map

Our Vision

Youth are empowered to serve, steward, and succeed.

2022 Impact

Corpsmember installing a high efficiency toilet

$164k in utility savings

with energy and water saving measures



in AmeriCorps
Awards earned

111,684 hours

of service

Corpsmembers digging in the forest


of energy saved

105 units

of green,
housing built

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Mile High Youth Corps is committed to racial equity in principle and practice, both in the community at large and within the organization. We are, therefore, committed to having our internal operations and employment practices administered on a non-discriminating basis inclusive, but not limited to, race, religion, color, socio-economic status, gender, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, or national origin.

Meet our Team Land Acknowledgment