Recently, Comcast Newsmakers interviewed GWL's Development Director, Amanda Cochrane. The video interview is available online, so take a few minutes to check it out. To watch it on Youtube, click here!
Every year since 2004, Bank of America recognizes community minded high school juniors and seniors from across the country and gives them the opportunity to develop and apply leadership skills through hands-on community work experience. As a selected participant of the 2013 Bank of America Student Leaders program, I was awarded an 8-week paid summer internship with a local nonprofit organization. Furthermore, I represented Massachusetts in a Leadership Summit held in Washington, D.C. along with 4 other student leaders from the Boston area.
LISC AmeriCorps Community Volunteer Coordinator: Local Initiatives Support Corporation and Groundwork Lawrence are seeking a full-time AmeriCorps member to serve as Community Volunteer Coordinator from October 1, 2013 – July 31, 2014.
The member selected to serve in this capacity will be responsible for:
• developing a GWL Volunteer Tracking System which tracks volunteer organization names and addresses, contact person's email and phone number, and service capacity information and service work of interest
Groundwork Lawrence will be hosting two MassLIFT AmeriCorps members - a Service Learning Coordinator and a Community Engagement Coordinator.
The Community Engagement Coordinator at Groundwork Lawrence will assist GWL’s Project Director, who is responsible for managing the design and construction of open space and infrastructure improvements throughout Lawrence, including the Spicket River Greenway, Riverwalk Trail, the Shawsheen River Trail, the Manchester Lawrence Branch Rail Trail and community gardens.
The Spicket River Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony will now take place on July 26, 10 AM, and the Kite Festival has been rescheduled for Saturday July 20, 11 - 3. For more information about these events, please visit our events page. We hope to see you there!
Kite Festival scheduled for Saturday June 8th has been postponed due to storm forecast, new scheduled date TBA.