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Greenagers, through its paid employment programs, internships and apprenticeships, engages teens and young adults in meaningful work in environmental conservation, sustainable farming and natural resource management. Learn more about applying for our programs below:
In the Berkshires and nearby New York State, our trail crews maintain existing trails and build new trails for the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Trustees of Reservations, Columbia Land Conservancy and other conservation organizations. Crew Members work on crews of 6-8 youth and one crew leader.
TraiL Crew Leaders
Greenagers seeks responsible supervisors for summer trail crews. Responsibilities include overseeing teenage crews as they build and/or rehabilitate trails in a variety of out-of-doors environments, driving vans to work site, educating teenagers on a variety of environmental issues, and reporting to Trails Coordinator. Must possess a valid Massachusetts or New York Driver’s license. At least 21 years old. Ability to perform physical labor for the duration of the summer.
The Agricultural Apprenticeship is a hands-on learning experience in both individual and collaborative settings. You must be 15-22 years old • Able to manage your personal transportation • Prepared to work outdoors for a minimum of 4 hours/week• Willing to commit to workshop and farm visit schedule• Ready to engage in community dialogue and discovery.