Jobs & Opportunities

Current Job Openings

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    Associate Director


    We’re seeking an Associate Director to direct and oversee programs. This person will work closely with staff to oversee the daily operations of projects, including developing new projects and refining current projects, establishing metrics for project assessment, facilitating collaboration across the organization, and ensuring that projects are on schedule and on budget. Read a full job description and apply.

    Salary: $60,000 – $70,000/year + retirement and health benefits + 15 days paid time off per year.

  • Community Tree Specialist


    The‌ Community Tree Specialist will lead the organization’s projects related to tree siting, tree planting, and tree care. This will include scoping out and selecting sites at the parcel level for tree planting, determining the best tree species for each site, and developing programs to support training of staff and volunteers on best practices regarding tree planting and tree care. Full description can be found here.

    Salary: $50,000 – $60,000 / year + benefits

  • Teen Participant, Teen Urban Tree Corps Summer Program


    Are you a Boston teen interested in learning how to improve Boston’s environment? Join our Teen Urban Tree Corps this summer to care for Boston’s trees, learn about careers in forestry, go on field trips to some of Boston’s best green spaces, and more!

    Program runs from late June through early August. Pay is $15 / hour for 25 hours / week. Please note, this position is only open to Boston residents between the ages of 14-18Read more and apply here.

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    Team Leader, Teen Urban Tree Corps Summer Program


    Have a passion for the environment? Want to make a difference in your community? Apply to be a team leader! We’re hiring young adults to work closely with Boston teens to learn about, care for, and advocate for trees in Boston. Find out more.

    Date: 06/19/2023 – ~08/11/2023
    Hours per week: Up to 30 hours/ week
    Salary: $17 – $20 per hour

  • MassCEC Internships


    Every spring, summer, and fall semester we seek an to help with communication and event planting. Interns work closely with staff to write newsletters, blog posts, and social media, assist with event coordination, and do research, outreach, and other activities as needed. You can read more about the opportunity on the MassCEC website.

    Details: Pay is $17/hour for 12-15 hours per week for the fall and spring semesters and approximately 30 hours / week during the summer semester. To apply, please fill out online form. (Please note: you must be a Massachusetts college or graduate student or recent graduate for this internship.)

    The position for Summer 2023 has been filled. We will begin reviewing Fall 2023 applications in June, 2023.

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    Board Member Openings


    Passionate about environmental justice and equity? We are actively growing our board. Link to the board description.

  • Current Opportunities

  • Tree planting

    Have a site in need of some trees? Fill out our tree planting proposal form.

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