Groundwork Lawrence is looking for instructors and presenters for both classroom subjects and hands-on practice for a Sustainable Landscaping and Brownfield Parkscaping Training Program to be held in Lawrence. Trainees will learn basic skills in soils and plants, sustainable landscaping practices, and have exposure to remediation and restoration projects led by industry experts. The program is to include hands-on training including planting techniques with perennials, shrubs, or trees; pruning and maintenance of existing landscapes; removal and management of invasives; basics of stormwater management including erosion control and LID; and local site visits.
This program is a joint venture with the Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment Board and is part of an Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grant funded by the Environmental Protection Agency. Recruitment and career skills development are coordinated with the Valleyworks Career Center
Please contact Kathryn Prybylskihref=> if you are interested or have questions.
Please include in your email what skills you are able to teach, your experience in instruction or in the field, and why you are interested in the program.
Learn more about the program here!