Tree Maintenance Intern Wanted (part-time) Fall, 2018 & Spring, 2019

Energetic and physically healthy volunteer needed to assist in maintaining trees planted by the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC), a non-profit land trust and watershed organization located in Baltimore metropolitan area.  Work will be done within the northern Baltimore County Gunpowder Watershed area to assist in the GVC Reforestation Program. Hours are flexible and can include weekends.


Must be age 18+; must provide own transportation; and be able to lift up to 40 lbs.

Essential qualities needed include:

Honest, hard worker; ​ability to take instruction and apply consistently; willing to work outside in an open field environment with high, flowering weeds; willing to work in the heat as well as cold temperatures; attention to detail; ability to work without direct supervision; and able to take initiative.

The ideal candidate will have:

Minimum of 1 year college level course work; working towards degree in environmental science, biology, ecology, botany, or natural history.

Willing to commit to 3 hrs. a week minimum hours per season, for at least the 3 month fall season in 2018, and preferably, both fall, 2018 and the 3 month spring season, 2019. This position is un-paid.

More information about Gunpowder Valley Conservancy can be found on the website

Please send a cover letter and resume to Kim Peabody, Tree Maintenance Coordinator for GVC at by September 16, 2018