Teen Urban Tree Corps

Last summer a 9 teens led the way in mapping out Boston's urban forest.

This year we're shifting the program online & we're hiring a dozen teens.

Now hiring teens for 2020!
Full job description below. Interested?

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Are you an educator? Love trees? Passionate about environmental justice? We're hiring a Program Coordinator.

We're also hiring 2 young adult Team Leaders. If you're passionate about youth & climate justice, click here.

Learn about why trees are important and help build a more just, equitable, and healthy Boston.

Become a teen in our Teen Urban Tree Corps Program!

 

This is what you'll do (as a teen. For other position please use the links above):

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The program will run for 6 weeks starting in early July; 20 - 25 hours per week at $12.75 / hour.
 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Learn from professionals on the importance of urban trees

  • Work in small teams to research questions about community and public health

  • Investigate the history of a Boston neighborhood as it relates to trees and green spaces using various online resources

  • Develop outreach material to learn what your friends, neighbors, and leaders think about trees

  • Using an assortment of online tools, develop a vision for a future neighborhood tree canopy

  • Creatively design a final showcase product that tells the story of the past, present, and potential future(s) of trees in a Boston neighborhood.

 

Ideal Candidate For This Job

  • Good communication skills

  • Able to work independently

  • Is a team player and can collaborate with others

  • Interested in engaging with residents about environmental and public health

  • Creative, flexible, and critical thinker

  • Loves green spaces and healthy communities

  • Committed to social justice, racial equity, and climate resilience

  • Comfortable using computers and smartphone applications