Job and Volunteer Opportunities

Job Opportunities:

Seasonal Opportunities

Green Streets Outreach Coordinator - Spring 2019

GWL is seeking a Part-Time Community Outreach Coordinator to assist in community outreach for the Greening the Gateway Cities program to increase tree canopy cover to reduce heating and cooling energy costs for residences and businesses and to educate private landowners and the public about the importance of urban trees. 

The Community Outreach Coordinator will support the Greening the Gateway Cities programs in Lawrence and Haverhill by engaging in door-to-door canvassing to generate tree orders.  This position will speak to residents who live in the planting zones about the Greening the Gateway Cities program and the benefits trees provide. This position is responsible for canvassing neighborhoods, distributing literature at public events, and community meetings. 

This position is a part-time opportunity, available immediately until June 1, 2019 with potential for additional work beyond June depending on funding availability.

Full description and how to apply here.

Green Team Youth Leader 2019 (6)

Groundwork Lawrence (GWL) is seeking individuals with experience in youth development to be responsible for the daily management and supervision of our Green Team Summer 2018 program crews.  The Green Team Summer program is a 7-week part-time job and leadership opportunity for 30 high school students in Lawrence to be an integral part of urban agriculture, environmentalism, stewardship, and community engagement initiatives. Two Team Leaders are paired with a group of ten Green Team members to concentrate on one of the focus areas described below.

  • So Fresh- Costello Farm: urban farm and food initiatives.
  • So Green- Den Rock: trail maintenance and invasive species removal at Den Rock Park
  • So Green- Greenway: trail maintenance and invasive species removal at Ferrous Park and along the Spicket River Greenway.

Full description and how to apply here.

Urban Adventures Summer Program Counselor (2)

Groundwork Lawrence (GWL) is seeking a responsible, intelligent, creative young adult (18+) with a passion for working with Lawrence youth in the indoors and outdoors, to hire as a Counselor for the 2019 season.  The Counselor will provide service learning and urban agriculture/nutrition education instruction, guidance, and supervision of youth in accordance with programmatic goals and health and safety regulations as mandated by partner organizations and the state. There will also be a mandatory training period and some curriculum development prior to the summer season. This is a seasonal paid position with 18-23 hr/wk.

Full description and how to apply here.

 

Youth Opportunities

Urban Adventures Summer Program Junior Counselor (2)

Groundwork Lawrence (GWL) is seeking a responsible, intelligent, creative adult, 16 years or older with a passion for working with Lawrence youth in the indoors and outdoors, to hire as a junior Counselor for the 2019 season.  The Junior Counselor will provide service learning and urban agriculture/nutrition education instruction, guidance, and supervision of youth in accordance with programmatic goals and health and safety regulations as mandated by partner organizations and the state. There will also be a mandatory training period and some curriculum development prior to the summer season. This is a seasonal paid position with 18-23 hrs/wk.

Full description and how to apply here.


Volunteer Opportunities: 

Education Intern

As an intern in Groundwork Lawrence’s (GWL) education department, you will contribute firsthand to GWL’s work, since 1999, to create the building blocks of a healthy community and empowering Lawrence residents to improve their quality of life. Interns advance GWL’s youth education programming through supporting class facilitation, program development, and program evaluation to ultimately promote fresh food access, environmental education, community health and youth empowerment. Full Education Intern description here.

Education Volunteer

As a volunteer in Groundwork Lawrence’s (GWL) education department, you will contribute firsthand to GWL’s work, since 1999, to create the building blocks of a healthy community and empowering Lawrence residents to improve their quality of life. Volunteers advance GWL’s youth education programming through supporting class facilitation, program development, and program evaluation to ultimately promote fresh food access, environmental education, community health and youth empowerment. Full Education Volunteer description here.