BRANCHES After-School Paid Internship
BRANCHES team members help create and maintain vibrant green spaces designed to improve quality of life for city residents, encourage additional investments and improve the urban environment. Interns receive training for new skills and employment support, including vacant lot revitalization, tree planting & maintenance, gardening, environmental science & outdoor recreation. Additionally, interns participate in leadership opportunities, workshops (e.g. financial literacy) and field trips. All interns sign a contract agreeing to work during the entire school-year and committing to practicing appropriate work behavior.
BRANCHES is a year-round paid internship for a team of fifteen Baltimore City youth, ages 14 - 21, currently enrolled in high school. Interns typically work Monday-Thursday, 4:00 TO 6:00 p.m. as well as some weekends and when schools are closed. The program starts September 27, 2016 and concludes on June 1, 2017.
Parks & People Foundation encourages you to apply if you are ready to make a positive impact on the environment & the Baltimore community, work outside, get paid (up to $140 every two weeks!) and learn valuable life skills.
Part-time BRANCHES Assistant Team Leader
Parks & People is currently seeking 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 ages 14-21.
BRANCHES seeks to:
- Engage high school youth in meaningful employment after school and during the summer while teaching job readiness skills, financial literacy and green job skills.
- Build resiliency skills in Baltimore City youth to develop skills in the areas of positive communication, cooperation, healthy risk-taking, leadership, perseverance and creative problem solving.
The Assistant Team Leader is responsible for assisting the Team Leader with 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. Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma. Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record.
Position is part-time, hourly and does not include benefits. Work location is 2100 Liberty Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217. Projects take place throughout Baltimore city.
Urban Resources Initiative Fall 2016 Internships
Parks & People invites undergraduate and graduate students to apply to and participate in a transformative internship program for the summer. The Urban Resources Initiative Internship Program is a partnership between the Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks, the Parks & People Foundation, and area universities to provide interns for priority projects in Baltimore parks.
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For priority consideration, apply before July 15th. Applications considered on a rolling basis until positions are filled.