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Groundwork Southcoast Green Team Member in New Bedford, Massachusetts

We are looking to employ someone for our Green Corps program we are starting this year. The position is 20 hours a week at minimum wage, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm for youths ages 18-21, preferably with a driver\'s license but not required. The job is more independent than most and essentially our youths will be contributing in the fight for environmental equity. Their direct job will entail trail maintenance, caring for our urban farms, tree planting and some landscaping projects. Green Team is an employment program for 14-21+ year olds. We have three Green Team sessions each year: summer, School Year 1 (Fall) and School Year 2 (Spring). All Green Team members must reapply for each session, but are encouraged to stay on Green Team for as long as they are eligible. This position pays minimum wage. Summer is \9-20hrs per week. School year is 9-12hrs a week. With a total of 40-45 work weeks in one year. You have to be 14-21 years old to be on Green Team. Members in Co-Ops and out of high school are eligible. Each Green Team member is current and future leader in the community and at Groundwork Southcoast. Green Team works 50-75% of the time outside in the community to grow food and improve our community and environment. The other 25-50% of the time is spent developing the leadership of Green Team members including learning about the underlying reasons we see the kinds of issues we do when we\'re in the community and learning how to speak about and do project management related to this as well as career readiness preparation. Here is a complete job description: