Hello Philadelphia – we are hiring! TreePhilly is seeking a Program Assistant to coordinate the Community Yard Tree Giveaway Program and support other TreePhilly initiatives. The Program Assistant should be passionate about growing Philadelphia’s urban forest with principles of equity and environmental justice. Ideal candidates will have a working knowledge of trees, plants, and/or urban ecology proven experience with community organizing, and an enthusiasm for engaging Philadelphia residents about their neighborhood trees.
Ideal candidates will have a working knowledge of trees, plants, and/or urban ecology, proven experience with community organizing, and an enthusiasm for engaging Philadelphia residents about their urban forest. The position schedule varies including some early mornings, evening and weekend work. Work will be completed remotely when possible and will also include fieldwork and socially distant in-person events in various climates and weather conditions. The Program Assistant position is a full-time (37.5 hours per week) seasonal position with a maximum duration of nine (9) months beginning on March 1, 2021 and ending on December 1, 2021 (subject to change).A full description of the position and its responsibilities can be found on the job application.
Applications are due by Monday, January 25 and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants must live in Philadelphia and have a valid driver’s license. — Apply now!