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GWL Full-Time Position

Project Manager

Groundwork Lawrence is seeking a Project Manager who will manage the day to day operations of the Greening the Gateway Cities project.  This project seeks to increase urban tree canopy cover for the purpose of reducing heating and cooling energy costs for residents and businesses by planting over 800 trees annually. The Project Manager is responsible for planning and implementing tree planting in public right of ways and private properties as well as working closely with community engagement staff  to recruit property owners in targeted neighborhoods.  Full Position Description. 

Service Positions

TerraCorps Community Engagement Coordinator (2)

Groundwork Lawrence and Groundwork Southcoast will each be hosting a TerraCorps member to serve as a community engagement coordinator. Community Engagement Coordinators (CEC) build the long-term capacity of their host sites by developing culturally inclusive systems, programming, partnerships, and events. TerraCorps CEC members engage with their supervisors to develop and carry out three or more capacity building projects over the course of the service year. Some of these projects will involve recruiting, training, and/or managing community volunteers. Full Service Description. Information on how to apply here.

TerraCorps Youth Education Coordinator

Youth Education Coordinators (YEC) build the long-term capacity of their host site by engaging youth in service learning, experiential education, and inquiry-based science and nature learning projects. They collaborate with schools, and youth groups on projects that connect young people to the natural world, improve science literacy, and encourage healthy lifestyles. Full Service Description. Information on how to apply here.

AmeriCorps VISTA Community Engagement Coordinator

The Groundwork Lawrence (GWL) VISTA Community Engagement Coordinator will work with Green Team regarding activating public spaces in the City, help develop a sustainable volunteer recruitment model for Costello Urban farm and assist GWL’s Deputy Director and Community Engagement staff, who are responsible for all community initiatives including food programs, community outreach and events, stewardship projects and other related projects at GWL.  Full Service Description. To apply visit the DOI/VISTA website