Overview

https://www.larimer.org/ewd/young-adults/lccc/get-involved

The Water & Energy Corpsmember role is a temporary, seasonal position performing basic home efficiency assessments in Fort Collins and Loveland, Colorado. The 2021 season will include a combination of virtual and in person home visits to ensure safety for all corpsmembers and residents. Corpsmembers will install efficiency products and provide water and energy conservation education to residents. Corpsmembers engage in a combination of hands-on projects and service-learning activities focused on sustainable building practices, community engagement and personal and professional skill development. Corpsmembers participate in twenty weeks of service within the Larimer County community.Schedule:

• LCCC crews are expected to serve 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for approximately 40 hours per week. This schedule may be modified due to weather, logistics, or other unforeseen circumstances.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Educate residents about water and energy efficiency practices and services
• Adhere to all COVID-19 protocols as well as safe and proper use of various tools and equipment
• Install water conserving shower heads and faucet aerators, smoke/carbon monoxide detectors, clotheslines, programmable thermostats, light bulbs, furnace air filters, and high-efficiency toilets
• Inspect home insulation, appliances, windows, toilets, and heating systems
• Assist with program marketing and outreach
• Participate in personal and professional development activities including team building, service learning, educational tours and activities, and workshops
• Adhere to policies and procedures outlined in the AmeriCorps contract and Corpsmember handbook
• Safely drive a twelve-passenger van
• Report directly to Program Coordinator, Tayler DeBrosse, (970) 498-6081/[email protected]

Tagged as: Conservation

Qualifications:

• Between the ages of 18 and 25
• Committed to completing the twenty-week program in its entirety
• Ability to remain focused, alert, and productive in difficult working conditions and perform physical labor
• Must be dedicated to Larimer County Conservation Corps' mission
• Team oriented, punctual, and dependable with a strong work ethic
• Interest in making a difference in the community
• If selected, required to verify identity and eligibility to serve in the United States

Required Skills:

• Acceptable eyesight, including clear near and far vision, good depth perception
• Adequate hearing to perform function
• Appropriate voice skills to be clearly understood on the telephone and in public contacts
• Fine and gross motor skills and use of arms, hands, and fingers to perform computer duties and operate equipment
Must be able to:
• Exert up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects

Preferred Skills:

• Climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and reach frequently or constantly
• Must possess an acceptable driving record, insurable driving record preferred
• Must pass a state and national criminal history check, drug screening, motor vehicle check, and sex offender check

About Larimer County Conservation Corps

The Larimer County Conservation Corps (LCCC) promotes individual development through service for the benefit of our environment and community. Our programs empower corpsmembers to develop personal and professional skills, gain environmental awareness and actively engage in the community, while developing self-sufficiency to help them become productive members of our community. The LCCC is based in Fort Collins, Colorado and is an accredited corps through the Colorado Youth Corps Association and The Corps Network.

Application Instructions

Please visit https://www.larimer.org/ewd/young-adults/lccc/get-involved to apply.