Are you a Boston teen interested in climate change, the environment, and trees?

Applications for the 2023 School Year Program are no longer being accepted. Stay tuned for updates on the 2023 Summer program

Join the Teen Urban Tree Corps and become part of a team that is working to improve Boston’s urban forest through education, tree care, and tree plantings

As a member of the Teen Urban Tree Corps School Year Program (TUTC SYP) you will meet with professionals in the field of urban forestry to explore these topics with activities that include:

  • Designing your own tree planting project
  • Exploring careers in urban forestry
  • Assisting Speak for the Trees with outreach events
  • Learning about tree biology, their benefits, and the importance of a strong urban forest
  • Learning about tree equity

Teens will work 5-10 hours per week and will be paid through Boston’s SuccessLink program. Pay is $14.25 / hour through 2022 and $15 / hour starting in 2023.