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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

GWL Full-Time Position

Education Program Coordinator

Groundwork Lawrence (GWL) is seeking an Education Program Coordinator to implement a variety of youth education programs.  Reporting to the Education Program Director, this position collaborates with the education team and temporary summer staff to deliver top quality environmental and public health youth programming and helps integrate youth into GWL’s community activities and events.  Full Position Description.


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 Educator

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.  15+ PDP ‘s from DOESE.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please send a cover letter, resume, to Human Resources hr @ groundworklawrence.org, by May 3, 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 May 3rd, 2017.

Farmers Market Coordinator

Groundwork Lawrence is seeking a Farmers Market Coordinator to manage GWL’s three Farmers Markets, two in Lawrence on Wednesdays and Saturdays, and one in Methuen on Fridays.  This is a part-time, seasonal position and you must be available to work at all three markets from July through the end of October. The position would begin mid-June and go through early November. Full Position Description.


Summer 2017 Youth Opportunities

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 May 3, 2017.