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Energy & Water Conservation

Interested in replacing your outdated and resource guzzling lightbulbs, toilets, showerheads, thermostats and more for FREE? Mile High Youth Corps installs energy and water savings measures to help nonprofit groups, faith based organizations and low-income residents save money on their energy and water bills, and save valuable natural resources. Call (720) 222-2219 to schedule an appointment today.

The Energy & Water Conservation program partners with Denver Water, Xcel Energy, Aurora Water, Colorado Energy Office, City and County of Denver, Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP), Energy Resource Center, and Denver Office of Strategic Partnerships (DOSP) to provide FREE services to residents in the Denver metropolitan area. 

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Our services may include installations of the following items:

  • Ultra High-Efficiency Toilets (UHETs)
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • LED Lightbulbs
  • High Efficiency Showerheads and Sink Aerators

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Apply for Low-Income Energy Assistant Program (LEAP) 

LEAP is a federally funded program and is only active from November 1 to April 30 each year.  

Are you a young adult interested in working with Mile High Youth Corps' Energy & Water Conservation program?

This is a temporary/seasonal program during which Corpsmembers install FREE energy and water efficiency devices in low-income households and nonprofit facilities. The program offers leadership development, a chance to work with a diverse crew, an opportunity to give back to the community and support to Corpsmembers as they work towards the next steps in their careers and education.

Corpsmembers install LED lightbulbs, aerators, programmable thermostats, low-flow showerheads and ultra high-efficiency toilets. They also receive training on how to educate residents and community members on the environmental and financial benefits of conservation.

Participants have the opportunity to earn an AmeriCorps Education Awards towards their post-secondary education. This program is currently available in Denver. Check out our current Corpsmember positions here. We are accepting applications now!

Candidates must be between the ages of 18 - 24 and have a GED or high school diploma. Successful candidates will demonstrate the following qualities:

  • Strong personal work ethic and initiative
  • Flexible and open to new challenges
  • Comfortable with physical labor
  • Problem solver and able to work independently
  • Eager to push beyond personal comfort zones
  • Excited to work with diverse groups & teams
  • Positive attitude 
  • Desire to grow as a leader

 

Interested in Partnering? Energy and Water Conservation FAQs for Partners_Final.pdf