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Summer 2017 Positions

Green Team Leader Positions (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 2017 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 different focus areas. Full Position Description.

Employment Dates: Approximately June 12, 2017– August 18, 2017; 30-40 hrs/wk.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Please submit a resume and cover letter Human Resources hr @ groundworklawrence.org indicating which crew you would prefer to work with and why.

Urban Adventures Summer Lead Counselor

Groundwork Lawrence (GWL) is seeking a responsible, intelligent, creative adult with a passion for working with Lawrence youth in the outdoors, to hire as a Lead Counselor for the 2017 season. The Lead Counselor must be currently working in the Lawrence Public School System and will provide service learning and urban agriculture 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. Full position description. 

Employment Dates: 2 days in late June (to be determined) for mandated training with the Department of Secondary and Elementary Education; June 19th  through June 23rd ( 5 days) for mandated GWL Urban Adventures training; July 5th through August 4th (Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri) Urban Adventures at Lawrence Boys and Girls Club; 16-20 hr/wk.  

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please send a cover letter, resume, to Human Resources hr @ groundworklawrence.org, by Friday, April 14, 2017.

Urban Adventures Summer Program Counselor (2)

Groundwork Lawrence (GWL) is seeking two responsible, intelligent, creative adults, 21 years or older, to hire as a Counselor for the 2017 summer season. Counselors will provide service learning and urban agriculture 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.  This is a seasonal paid position  16-20  hours/week during the 2017 summer season. Full position description.

Employment dates: June 19th through June  23rd (5 days) for mandated GWL Urban Adventures training; July 5th through August 4th (Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri) Urban Adventures at Lawrence Boys and Girls Club.

To Apply: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please send a cover letter, resume, to Human Resources hr @ groundworklawrence.org  by Friday, April 14, 2017.


Summer 2017 Youth Opportunities

Green Team Member (30)

GWL is seeking high school aged young adults from Lawrence, MA to help lead and learn about local environmental and public health issues, conduct research, raise awareness, increase access to fresh food, and participate in hands-on improvement projects throughout the City of Lawrence. The Green Team Summer Program is a 7-week part-time job opportunity for 30 high school students from Lawrence to join one of three crews. Full Position Description.

Employment Dates: Approximately June 27, 2016– August 14, 2016.

Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm on April 12, 2017.

Urban Adventures Summer Program Junior Counselor (multiple)

Groundwork Lawrence (GWL) is seeking responsible, intelligent, creative 16+  year olds, to hire as Junior Counselors for the 2017 summer season.  Junior Counselors assist Counselors and Lead Counselor to provide service learning and urban agriculture instruction, guidance, and supervision of children and youth in accordance with programmatic goals and health and safety regulations as mandated by partner organizations and the state.  Full position description.

Employment Dates: June 19th through June 23rd (5 days) for mandated GWL Urban Adventures training; July 5th through August 4th (Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri) Urban Adventures at Lawrence Boys and Girls Club, Lawrence YMCA or Lawrence CommunityWorks

To Apply: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information to Human Resources hr @ groundworklawrence.org  by Friday, April 14, 2017.