Summer internship with GVC

We have an immediate opening for a summer intern to help us with tree maintenance. Help young trees grow into healthy forests! This is a great opportunity for someone interested in gaining hands-on experience with an environmental non-profit. Work will be done throughout central and northern Baltimore County to assist in the GVC Reforestation Program. Hours are flexible and can include weekends.

Required:

  • Must be 18+; must provide own transportation; and be able to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Willing to commit to 5 hours/week (minimum) from June – August 2021. This position is unpaid. Opportunity to continue internship after summer.

Essential qualities needed include:

  • Honest, hard worker; ability to take instruction and apply consistently; willing to work outside in an open field environment with high, flowering weeds; willing to work in the heat as well as cool temperatures; attention to detail; ability to work without direct supervision; and able to take initiative

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of 1 year of college level course work; working towards degree in environmental science, biology, ecology, botany, or similar area of study.

Please send a cover letter and resume to Kim Thomas, Tree Maintenance Coordinator.