Our 1st School Year Green Team is Launching in New Bedford!

We are so proud and excited to share the news!

Groundwork Southcoast is launching a school year Green Team. This program will run for 28 weeks during the school year for up to 6 Green Team members in New Bedford. This program will be for 15 hours of paid work each week and 5 additional hours of educational and/or career goals work.

Examples of what Green Team will be doing:

  • Landscaping

  • Trail maintenance

  • Streetscape stewardship

  • Urban agriculture

  • STEAM skill-building and problem-solving (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, andMath)

  • Developing key leadership and work readiness skills

  • social media outreach and video storytelling

  • Community and volunteer Engagement

We are  very thankful to our funders who have helped make this a reality including:

  • The Island Foundation

  • The Merck Family Foundation

  • The Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts’ Eleventh Hour Fund

  • Mass Hire Greater New Bedford Workforce Board

  • The City of New Bedford

  • NorthFace Explorer Fund

  • Harvest Bash Sponsors and Donors!

 

We are now hiring! Please take a look at the Green Team Job Description and Job Application and share or apply today! 

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