Overview

Timeline of Service: January 3, 2022– May 20, 2022
(LCCC office closed due to President’s Day on 2/21/22)

Stipend Allotment: $11,195.52 total stipend amount paid in 10 biweekly increments of $1,119.55

AmeriCorps Benefits: $2,474.27 AmeriCorps Segal Education Award upon completion for qualified individuals

Due to the short nature of the program, applications will only be reviewed for those that plan to participate for the entire program.

Position Summary:
The Water & Energy Corpsmember role is a temporary, seasonal position performing basic home efficiency assessments in Fort Collins, Loveland, and Evans Colorado. 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. Corpsmembers are required to participate in the MLK Day of service on Monday, January 17, 2022. 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, 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, [email protected]

Training will include:
First Aid and CPR Certification
LCCC Policies and Procedures
Customer Service

Offer is Contingent upon the Following Stipulations:
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

Environmental Conditions and Physical Surroundings:
Exposure to variable weather conditions, confined spaces, noise, dust, airborne particles, and vibration

Tagged as: Conservation, Full Time

Qualifications:

Between the ages of 18 and 25
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
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Colorado driver’s license

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
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:

Spanish speaker preferred but not required

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 fill out an application on the following website: https://form.jotform.com/213056436292151