USA Cycling announces 100K Challenge athlete incentive program

USA Cycling announces 100K Challenge athlete incentive program

USA Cycling is proud to announce the 100K Challenge Athlete Incentive Program. This program has been created to reward medal-winning performances by American cyclists in London.The 100K Challenge will award stipends for 2012 London Olympic Gamesmedal-winning performances totaling up to $100,000 for any single gold medal, $75,000 for silver and $50,000 for bronze. This pay-out is among the largest financial reward systems offered by any other cycling nation in 2012.

“This program was designed to present our soon-to-be Olympic heroes with the opportunity to continue the pursuit of cycling beyond the Olympic Games, across all disciplines,” said USA Cycling Vice President of Athletics Jim Miller.

“We are very pleased and excited to be able to make this program available to our remarkable athletes competing in London,” said Steve Johnson, president and CEO of USA Cycling. “In addition to funding derived from support by the USA Cycling Development Foundation, the program will incorporate and utilize a collection of new and existing U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Cycling stipends.”

Details of the program may be found on USA Cycling’s Olympic Games page.


Mile High Youth Corps is Hiring

Youth Job Opportunities! Mile High Youth Corps is currently hiring. Please see below for more information about our YouthBuild and Summer Land Conservation positions. Is this email not displaying correctly?
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Dear Referral Partner,

I am emailing you to inform you that Mile High Youth Corps is embarking on a new season of recruitment. Our Summer Land Conservation program and our YouthBuild program have begun reviewing eligible candidates. Since we have worked with you or your organization in the past, we wanted to extend the opportunity to help us inform qualified individuals about youth opportunities. Remember, applicants must be between 18-24 years of age to be considered for employment. All youth positions are paid and hold the opportunity to earn an Education Award (or scholarship). Please help to spread the word about these current openings and get youth closer to forming a foundation for their future. See below for details concerning these positions.

Sincerest regards,
Derek Berardi
Community Relations Coordinator
Mile High Youth Corps
720-407-7281 x333

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SUMMER LAND CONSERVATION

MHYC’s Summer Land Conservation program gives young people the chance to spend their summer participating in a variety of land management projects. Sustainable trail building, invasive species removal and habitat restoration are just a few of the types of work our crews perform in state and local parks throughout the Front Range. We are now hiring for both our Denver and Colorado Springs locations. Positions begin May 16, 2012 and will last through August 10, 2012. There is also an option to participate in an extended 6-month term. Corpsmembers will earn a stipend (paid bi-weekly) and will earn an Education Award upon successful completion of their term. To be eligible, applicants must be between 18-24 years of age and must have a G.E.D. or high school Diploma (or be enrolled in a program to receive them). For more information regarding these positions, please visit: http://milehighyouthcorps.org/green-jobs/current-corpsmember-positions-available

If you have any interest in helping to spread the word about MHYC’s youth opportunities by posting one of our flyers on your community board, please click here.

To Apply:
Online: www.milehighyouthcorps.org (application under “Apply Now” in the top-right corner of our home page)
In person:
To apply in Denver, visit our headquarters at 1801 Federal Blvd., Denver, CO 80204.
To apply in Colorado Springs, visit 1506 N. Hancock Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903.
Mail:
Denver office Attn. Christy Gallese, 1801 Federal Blvd., Denver, CO 80204
Colorado Springs office – Attn. Ryan Shuck, 1506 N. Hancock Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Fax: 720-407-7286
Questions about youth employment? Please call 720-407-7281 x325 or email youthjobs

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YOUTHBUILD

The YouthBuild program at MHYC offers young people the opportunity to work in the green construction industry while finishing out their G.E.D. or high school diploma. Spending half of their time in the classroom and half of their time on the job site, individuals will gain a number of life, work, educational and leadership skills during this 9-month program. Corpsmembers will earn a stipend (paid bi-weekly) and will earn an AmeriCorps Education Award upon successful completion of their term. The YouthBuild program will begin August 13, 2012, however, this is a highly competitive program so interested applicants should apply soon! To be eligible, candidates must be between 18-24 years of age and must not currently have a G.E.D. or high school diploma. In addition, applicants must have a desire to make changes in themselves and their community. To see the full process for applying to YouthBuild please click here.

Also, in 2012 Mile High Youth Corps is participating in a funder-mandated national evaluation that is taking a look at MHYC’s YouthBuild program and more than 70 other programs like it across the country. The study is known as the YouthBuild Evaluation and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, a primary funder of our program. To learn more about the study and how this will affect final program enrollment, please click here.

If you have any interest in helping to spread the word about MHYC’s youth opportunities by posting one of our flyers on your community board, please click here.

To Apply:
Online: www.milehighyouthcorps.org (application under“Apply Now” in the top-right corner of our home page. For position, enter “YouthBuild”)
In person: Visit our headquarters at 1801 Federal Blvd., Denver, CO 80204.
Mail: Attn. Derek Berardi, 6740 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO 80220
Fax: 720-407-7286
Questions about youth employment? Please call 720-407-7281 x325 or email youthjobs

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