Canopy is a growing urban and community forestry nonprofit with a track record of delivering high-quality, innovative programs that bring nature into neighborhoods throughout the Midpeninsula. Canopy staff and volunteers strive toward excellence, equity, collaboration, and gratitude in the work we do, and welcome candidates that share these values.
We are seeking hard-working, dedicated people to join the Canopy team and grow with us as we aim to accomplish our vision: a day when every resident of the Midpeninsula can step outside to walk, play, and thrive under the shade of healthy trees.
Canopy strives to engage, celebrate, and reflect the rich diversity of the communities we serve. We value inclusion and equity in our programs, leadership, and hiring practices. Learn more about our DEI policy.
Time frame: 10-20 hours/week, October through January, 2022, with possible extension
Location: hybrid home/office mix (no fieldwork required)
Under the supervision of Canopy’s Tree Program Manager and in partnership with the Tree Care Coordinator (Tree Care Team), the Tree Technology Intern will assist with data mining and organization of tree care workflow and data tracking in Canopy’s service areas. Canopy plants trees across five Midpeninsula communities including Mountain View, Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and North Fair Oaks. After planting, Canopy supports and assists with tree care for the first three years of the tree’s life. With the help of the Tree Care Team, the intern will use Microsoft Excel/Google sheets to update tree care routes and compile data from current and previous years using Google Sheets, Salesforce, and Tree Plotter. No prior experience using Salesforce or Tree Plotter is required; training will be provided. Applicants are expected to have experience or to be proficient in Excel and/or Google Sheets.
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