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Urban Forester Intern

Canopy is looking for a self-motivated and flexible individual enthusiastic about working with students and caring for trees.

Under the supervision of the Education Manager and Community Forestry Coordinators, the primary responsibility of the Urban Forester Intern (UFI) is to care for Canopy’s young trees in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, and neighboring communities.  The UFI will lead Canopy’s Teen Urban Forester (TUF) staff and volunteers in tree care work, which includes pruning, watering, mulching, adjusting stakes, and weeding.  The UFI will gain leadership and work experience, make a positive impact in the community and the environment and work with local youth.

Read the full position description here. (pdf)

Status: Open until filled.
Hours: 24-32 hours/week from June 1st through mid-August. Flexible, Wednesday through Saturday.
Compensation: $14-16 per hour

To apply, email résumé and cover letter to Natalie Brubaker, Education Manager, at natalie@canopy.orgApplications will be accepted through May 8, 2017. 

Young Tree Care Survey Coordinator

Canopy is looking for a self-motivated, detail-oriented, and enthusiastic individual to implement our annual Young Tree Care Survey.

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the primary responsibility of the Young Tree Care Survey (YTCS) Coordinator is to prepare, organize, and implement Canopy’s annual Young Tree Care Survey, which indexes street trees planted in Palo Alto and East Palo Alto in the last five years. The survey is conducted by volunteers, primarily through a mobile phone app. The YTCS Coordinator will oversee the collection, analysis, and reporting of tree data (i.e. diameter and health rating) to the City of Palo Alto’s urban forestry staff. In addition to the YTCS, the Coordinator may take on additional tree mapping projects as time allows.

Read the full position description here. (pdf)

Status: Open until filled.
Hours: Approx. 10 hours/week from June 1st through mid-August. Flexible, Monday through Friday.
Compensation:
Unpaid internship 

To apply, email résumé and cover letter to Natalie Brubaker, Education Manager, at natalie@canopy.orgApplications will be accepted through May 8, 2017.