Green Team Grower
Groundwork Lawrence (GWL) is seeking a Green Team Grower to develop and maintain our half acre farm in Lawrence, MA. In addition to farming, the Grower is responsible for supervising and creating youth development opportunities for our Green Team members. Full Position Description
Associate Development Director Position
This is a full-time exempt position and reports to the Development Director. The development department is responsible for raising approximately $1M from private and governmental sources. The Associate Development Director manages a robust cycle of foundation, corporate and government grants and identifies, researches, and pursues new funding opportunities for a growing and innovative non-profit in Lawrence.
Interested in interning at Groundwork Lawrence or some other fantastic non-profit? Paid internship opportunity for undergraduates. Deadline March 1, 2016. http://www.forestfoundation.net/summer-internships-13.html
Join the Fresco Cooking Club - 1st Session of the year January 23rd
We are very pleased to report that our city of Lawrence, MA was one of the eight winners of the 2015 RWJF Culture of Health Prize awarded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The Prize celebrates the strides communities have made to ensure good health flourishes for all. Announced today at RWJF headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey, the Lawrence community will receive a cash prize of $25,000 in recognition of its commitment to building a Culture of Health. Lawrence is being recognized for leveraging its unique strengths and rallying community partners around a shared vision of health.
WASHINGTON, DC – October 7, 2015 – Congresswoman Niki Tsongas today introduced new legislation to help urban communities turn blighted environments into public parks or other usable green spaces, while creating jobs in communities with elevated unemployment.
The Groundwork USA Trust Act was developed in consultation with the nonprofit group Groundwork Lawrence and would create a dedicated federal funding stream to ensure support for the twenty existing Groundwork programs nationwide, enabling other cities to launch similar initiatives.