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Green Team II
Internship Description

Green Team Crewmembers get a summer experience like no other! Each summer, Wildlands Trust designs this fun, hands-on, interactive opportunity to engage high school students in environmental learning through volunteerism. Crewmembers will work primarily outdoors while acquiring new skills and knowledge about land, water, wildlife, and agricultural conservation in Southeastern Massachusetts.

Areas of Focus

Trail Work and Land Stewardship

Organic Agriculture

Wildlife Conservation

Water Resource Conservation

Outdoor Recreation, including camping

Schedule:

July 16th – 25th, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:00am – 3:00pm
with the addition of an overnight campout on Wednesday, July 24

Crewmembers will all meet at the Wildlands Trust headquarters each morning. From here, staff will transport the team to different locations for the day’s project(s). Crewmembers will carry out activities under the supervision of Wildlands staff and under the guidance of local conservation professionals from various organizations.

Location:

Drop off and pickup each day:
Wildlands Trust Headquarters (Davis-Douglas Farm)
675 Long Pond Road
Plymouth, MA 02360

Requirements:

  • Must be between 15 and 18 years of age by the start of Green Team.

  • Must be able to commit to the full session, including campout.

  • Ability to follow important safety and other directions from staff.

  • Willingness to work as part of a team to complete projects.

  • Willingness to work outdoors daily in changing weather conditions.

  • Ability and willingness to perform physical labor.

Training Provided:

  • Training with a variety of hand and power tools.

  • Exposure to working in the conservation/environmental/agricultural fields.

Perks:

  • Stipend of $175 earned at completion.

  • 2 Green Team t-shirts provided.

  • Consideration for paid seasonal positions with Wildlands Trust once 18 years old.

Contact Person on Staff:

Rachel Calderara, Outreach and Education Manager
774-343-5121 x108
rcalderara@wildlandstrust.org

Applications are closed, as Green Team 2 is full for the 2019 season.