Ways to Get Involved

Like to get your hands dirty? Love trees? Believe in social, racial, and economic justice? Join our network and support Boston's urban forest. There are so many ways to get involved.

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    Tree Inventory

    Learn about your neighborhood trees, collect invaluable information, and connect to your community forest.

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    Tree Giveaways

    We provide free trees to residents of Boston to plant in their yards. We're always seeking community partners to work with us to gather together and celebrate trees.

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  • Teens identifying a street tree Teens identifying a street tree. Photo: SFTTB

    Teen Urban Tree Corps

    Are you a Boston teen looking to learn more about urban forestry? Our 6-week summer program provides paid opportunities to learn, grow, and give back to the community

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    Our VolunTREErs play a critical role in connecting to residents and keeping our trees healthy and happy.

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    Boston Urban Forest Friends

    Boston Urban Forest Friends (BUFF) is a coalition of organizations, community groups, and individuals focused on increasing partnerships and collaboration around growing Boston’s urban canopy.

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  • Current Opportunities

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    Tree planting

    Sign up for our newsletter to receive emails about our upcoming upcoming giveaways and plantings. Have a site in need of some trees? Fill out our tree planting proposal form.

  • Current Job Openings

  • Community outreach

    Community Outreach Manager

    We’re seeking a full-time Community Outreach Manager to expand our mission of Tree Equity to Boston. Read more and apply.

  • Teens Around Tree

    Teen Urban Tree Corps: Program Coordinator

    The Program Coordinator will have primary responsibility of managing the TUTC summer program and supervising youth and staff. Read more and apply.

  • Teen Urban Tree Corps: Team Leader

    The Team Leader will supervise teens in our summer Teen Urban Tree Corps Program and lead activities related to urban forestry and environmental justice. Read more and apply.

  • Teens

    Teen Urban Tree Corps: Participant

    We’re looking to hire 12-20 teens to be part of this year’s Teen Urban Tree Corps program. The program will run for 6 weeks starting in early July. Details: 25 hours per week at $13.50 / hour. Find out more and apply here.

  • Board members

    Board Member Openings

    Passionate about environmental justice and equity? We are actively growing our board. Read more.

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