Local Teens Can Get Paid to Build a Compost Bin

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Are you 13-19 Years Old?

Do you want to Work in a beautiful Garden & make $8 an hour?

You can join the South Bronx Green Team Collaborative

We are assembling a South Bronx Green Team Collaborative to build a new compost system in Brook Park on East 141st Street and Brook Avenue. We’re looking for students between 13 and 19 years old living or going to school in the 10454 or 10455 zip codes.

Applicants must be willing to learn, interested in (or at least curious about) protecting the environment, have good communications skills, and be punctual. You will be responsible to bring what you have learned as members of the South Bronx Green Team Collaborative to at least one classroom in the South Bronx, sharing your experience and insights into the environment with others.

Desirable qualities: ability to work outdoors, public speaking experience, computer skills,
writing & communication skills, video/flip cam skills, attending high school or college.

Applicants that are accepted to the program will be paid $8.00/hr.
Participants must be available on 6 consecutive weekends (either Saturday or Sunday to
be determined) for four hours a day beginning in mid-May.

To apply, please fill out the form and include a two paragraph statement about why you are interested in participating in this project by visiting:

Apply before May 10th. This CLOSED now.

If you are selected for an interview, we will need to meet your parent or guardian and they will have to sign a permission and waiver to allow you to participate in this program.

Include a resume if you have one.

This is a project of Friends of Brook Park and the Urban Transformers. With support from Citizens Committee for New York and NYC Department of Youth and Community Development thanks to Councilmanic funds from Members Maria del Carmen Arroyo and Melissa Mark Viverito.

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