Hiring Organization: Friends of Grand Rapids
Employment type: Internship
Application Deadline: March 15, 2014
Job Location: Grand Rapids, MI
May 1 through August 31 (Flexible start/end)
30+ hours a week, Occasional evenings and weekends Salary/Rate: $10/hr
Do you like parks, trees, people, and being outside? Friends of Grand Rapids Parks (FGRP) is looking for an awesome intern to help support FGRP's signature programs; Parks Alive Leaders (PAL) and the Urban Forest Project (UFP). Throughout the summer, FGRP will host numerous workshops, volunteer opportunities, and collect data on past and future projects. You'll help us by assisting to coordinate amazing volunteers, talk with great community members, perform on-site tree or park work, and spend some quality time among parks and trees.
The Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is an independent, citizen led, nonprofit enterprise founded in 2008, working closely with but separate from the City, with the mission to identify specific park projects, mobilize people, and generate resources to protect, enhance, and expand the City's parks and public spaces. In a nutshell, we make park improvement projects happen by bringing together neighbors, park users, the City, funders, volunteers and contractors.
Please submit resume and cover letter in PDF by Friday March 14, 2014 to:
firstname.lastname@example.org subject: I want to work for FGRP!!!
Note: FGRP is willing to work with your institution as necessary to help you receive the required credit or fulfillment of internship requirements as related to your program.