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Native Workforce Program
 
The Native Workforce Program with the Denver Indian Center, Inc. and the White River National Forest is offering “Work experience” opportunities for the Summer of 2012.
 
“Trails of Opportunity”
Eligibility Requirements
  1. Must be American Indian with tribal ID, Degree of Indian Blood, or must provide documents that link you as a descendent to an enrolled tribal member, i.e., birth certificate, etc.
  2. Must have some form of ID: Tribal/Driver’s License and Social Security Card
  3. Must be in High School or in College working toward a degree. (Transcripts required)
Educational Program:
  • Participants should be interested in the outdoors, have a good attitude, be willing to work with others, and be ready to participate in hard work in outdoor/remote settings.
  • This project will provide participating youth with an opportunity to be part of a primitive trail crew, and live in natural/remote settings.
  • This project provides a variety of benefits to the participant including the development of individual character as well as job and life skills. All individuals will work as part of a team, sharing experiences in a group living and educational environment.
  • This program will provide participating youth with an opportunity to be part of a restoration crew working to protect several upland parks from seasonal erosion.
  • Individuals working on this project will be exposed to ecology, hydrology, plant and animal identification, and domestic animal grazing.
  • All individuals will work as part of a team, sharing experiences in a group living and educational environment.
  • Participants will have access to a variety of educational discussions with a Rangeland Specialist and a Wildlife biologist.
For further information please call Lynn Johnson, Intake Specialist at 303 936-2688 X 139

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