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Posted: 08/31/2012

Employer
Colorado Preservation, Inc.
HistoriCorps

HistoriCorps is a national initiative engaging volunteer workforces in historic preservation projects on public and publicly accessible lands. HistoriCorps is based in the Rocky Mountain region but will coordinate and instruct projects throughout the United States. Volunteers and students work with trades specialists including logworkers, masons, window restorers, roofers, and solar energy technicians to preserve historic resources on and near public lands. We optimize teaching and learning opportunities for volunteer work crews. Over the course of a weekend, week or summer volunteers have the opportunity to gain many valuable trades skills that they can apply to their personal and professional lives.


Position
Volunteer to Preserve Historic Picnic Shelter!
Type
Internship Opportunity
Location
Denver, CO
Uni
Details
unpaid
 

The roof of theEchoLakePicnic shelter is severely deteriorated and needs your help! Join HistoriCorps in this beautiful location at the base ofMt.Evans, CO†to learn how to shingle a roof with cedar shingles, preserving this historic building for future generations to enjoy!

Volunteers will learn how to:

  • Repair deteriorated roof decking, as necessary
  • Shingle a cedar roof
  • Apply stain to exposed wood

When?Session 1: Sept. 7th-9th;

† † † † † † † † Session 2: Sept 14th-16th

Where?Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest, CO.Echo†Lakecampground is located at the base ofMt.Evans†next to the entrance to theMt.Evansroad.

Camping, tools, safety equipment, and delicious meals will be provided by HistoriCorps but transportation is the responsibility of the participant.

OPen until
09/16/2012

How to apply
Read more & register on HistoriCorpsí website: http://historicorps.org/echo-lake-campground/. For more information, please contact Amy Eller, at aeller@historicorps.org or 303-893-4260 ext 225. We look forward to hearing from yo
Amy Eller
Phone: 303-893-4260 ext 225
ADDRESS
1420 Ogden St, Ste 103
Denver, CO 80218
Uni

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