Employment Opportunities

Urban Resources Initiative Fall 2017 Internship 


Fall 2017 Internships are available through the Urban Resources Initiative -- a partnership between Parks & People and the Baltimore City Department of Recreation & Parks. Projects cover a wide range of topics from urban forestry and recreation, to marketing and environmental education. For priority consideration, apply before July 25th. Applications considered until positions filled. 

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Part-time Branches Team Leader and Assistant Team Leader

Make a difference in the lives of Baltimore youth.  Be a part of a team that works together to mentor and teach Baltimore’s youth as they develop into self-sufficient adults.  The Parks & People Foundation is currently seeking 1 part-time Team Leader and 1 part-time Assistant Team Leader for its Branches high school program.  Branches is an after-school and summer program for currently enrolled Baltimore City high school students.

Branches is an innovative internship program for Baltimore City high school youth that provides a pathway to green careers. Branches interns engage in hands-on projects to improve community gardens, parks, schoolyards and other green spaces in their communities.

The Team Leader is responsible for leading a team of youth in all aspects of supervision, behavior management and curriculum delivery.  In addition, Team Leaders assist with program logistics and reporting.  Work hours are 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm unless otherwise directed. Some weekend work may be required.  Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and possess a high school diploma; a college degree is preferred.  Applicants also must possess a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record.  Team Leaders have a fairly high degree of independence in overall operation, especially when working in the field.

The Assistant Team Leader is responsible for supporting the Team Leader in behavior management, project management and curriculum delivery.  In addition, Assistant Team Leaders assist with program logistics and ensuring project completion.  Work hours are 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm during the school year unless otherwise directed.  Some weekend work may be required.  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, possess a high school diploma, possess a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record.

Both positions are part-time, hourly and do not include paid time off, holidays or any other employee benefits.  The work location is 2100 Liberty Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217.  However, projects take place throughout Baltimore city.

Interested applicants must submit an application by completing this form.