YouthBuild Crew Leader: Construction Posted Jul 24
Mile High Youth Corps , Denver, CO
Position Overview: The Crew Leader: Construction oversees crews of 12-18 YouthBuild Corpsmembers ages 18-24 on a construction site and in a construction lab environment. The Crew Leader: Construction is responsible for maintaining safe worksite practices, providing direct instruction and work project supervision, maintaining cohesive program implementation, and leading independent projects and leadership development opportunities. This position works closely with general and sub-contractors to assist in project completion and maximizing training opportunities for Corpsmembers.

Reports to: Program Manager: YouthBuild
Areas of Responsibility:
Supervision & Management
• Provide daily supervision and construction training to a crew of young people on a working construction site
• Facilitate construction lab training to meet the standards of industry-recognized credentials
• Teach basic carpentry skills including proper tool and equipment usage, demolition, framing, insulation, roofing, drywall, and finish carpentry
• Maintain a safe worksite. This includes, but is not limited to: Ensuring all Corpsmembers follow proper safety procedures, including MHYC and OSHA standards; Enforcing the proper use of personal protective equipment.; Facilitating daily safety topics, regular safety walk-throughs, and identification of jobsite hazards; Coordinating training opportunities with sub-contractors, and monitoring safety practices across the site
• Enforce the code of conduct, discipline policies, and program procedures outlined in the employee handbook and in conjunction with various YouthBuild grant guidelines
• Provide consistent and ongoing feedback, as well as perform a minimum of one formal evaluation per Corpsmember each cycle
Project Implementation
• Serve as a liaison and on-site contact for general contractors, sub-contractors, and project sponsors
• Distribute work ensuring each Corpsmember receives quality jobsite learning opportunities
• Assist in completing all project reports, evaluations, and tracking forms in a timely manner
Corpsmember Development & Education
• Support and encourage Corpsmember participation and progress in the program overall
• Plan and facilitate team-building activities
• Participate in and help supervise community service projects
• Facilitate leadership development through implementing the jobsite leadership roles, providing appropriate feedback, and identifying appropriate avenues for individual growth
• Assist with recruiting, interviewing and hiring Corpsmembers
Administrative Duties
• Maintain thorough Corpsmember records throughout the length of the program, including but not limited to, programmatic activities, trainings, skills learned, project accomplishments, daily attendance, and time records
• Maintain daily inventory of all tools and equipment used on the job
• Complete timely data entry in assigned databases for organization and funder purposes
• Attend and fully participate in staff meetings, YouthBuild team meetings, other organization, funder, and partner meetings as appropriate
• Other duties may be assigned as necessary
Education: High School diploma or equivalent is required. Two years of college or vocational training (or applicable experience) is preferred with a focus in youth development, construction trades or management, community involvement, or related field

• Experience working with a diverse group of people in a team atmosphere
• Experience supervising groups of youth
• Experience supervising a construction crew preferred
• Minimum of 2-4 years construction experience is required
• Belief in and strong support of Mile High Youth Corps’ mission, vision, and values
• Ability to motivate, enforce discipline procedures, communicate effectively, and teach safe work practices
• Ability to complete tasks in a detailed and timely manner
• Must be eligible to legally work in the United States, which will be confirmed using the Federal E-Verify system
• Knowledge of Denver Metro Area preferred
• Ability to legally work in the United States which will be verified via the federal E-verify system.
• Ability to pass a pre-employment background check and drug test. Drug testing may also be required during employment. May be subject to FBI Background Check, which includes fingerprinting
• Valid driver’s license with insurable driving record, with the expectation of driving a company vehicle daily
• Possession of or ability to obtain HBI PACT instructor certification (training costs provided)
• This position has recurring access to vulnerable populations
Hours & Compensation
This is a full-time regular, exempt position with benefits. Salary based on experience. Hours are arranged upon hire, and will vary between Monday through Thursday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm, Friday 8 am to 4:00 pm. Personal vehicle use may be required. Some evenings and weekends may be required for Corps related functions.

To Apply, Send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:
Email: (include “Crew Leader: Construction” in the subject line)
Mail: Attention: Amber Palmeri, 1801 Federal Blvd., Denver, CO 80204
No phone inquiries please.

Mile High Youth Corps is committed to diversity 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 of, 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. Every effort shall be made to grant reasonable accommodation for qualified people with disabilities to participate in this AmeriCorps program.
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