PAID

Deadline: March 2021

Status: Inactive

DESCRIPTION:

Green Ambassadors develop professional skills that include environmental science and stewardship, natural resource and facilities management, outdoor education, and team problem-solving and communication. This seven-week paid summer youth employment program is part of a three-year cumulative curriculum. The Green Ambassadors program provides local jobs for teens that allow students to apply STEM skills through hands-on projects led by industry professionals and leaders in the community. These projects help increase their environmental consciousness with the aim of promoting academic interest and life skills. For some of the participants, Green Ambassadors also provides an entrance into the green career sector.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Applicants must be residents of the Greater Boston area

  • Be 15-18 years of age

  • Possess an interest in working outdoors developing leadership skills and learning about environmental stewardship

  • They must also demonstrate a strong work ethic and a commitment to complete the entire program

  • Preference is given to Boston Public School students.

APPLICATION:

  • Must be able to commit to either one of 3-day/2-night trips (Date TBD)

  • two references

  • fill out the application linked to the website