Mystic River Green Team now accepting applications!

Mystic River Green Team 2010

Youth workers wanted for the Mystic River Green Team! We’re ready to begin the inaugural year working on the Mystic River and we need you

Job Title:                                Green Team member

2010 Theme: Water Chestnut Removal on the Mystic River!

Job Type: 8 weeks; 15-20 hours/week

  • Wednesday and Thursday full work days, with the possibility of additional hours on Friday
  • Friday community service days (on average 3 hours of community service mandatory each week)
  • Removing water chestnut from the Mystic River via canoe

Duration: July 2nd – August 27th


Must Haves: Be a resident in Greater Boston

Interest in working outdoors

Willing to be active, tons of energy

Sense of humor, motivation, social person

Excellent team-work skills

Punctual, on-time

Reliable, trustworthy

Willing to paddle a canoe

Interest in working for a job training program

Hopefully Haves: Desire to learn about the environment


High school junior, senior or recently graduated

Know how to swim at a basic level

Average Hours/Week: 15-20 hours a week

Pay: $12/ hour; pay is monthly; this is a contract position through summer for eight weeks (with the possibility of continuing)

Submit completed application to:

Groundwork Somerville, Inc.

19 Properzi Way, Suite O

Somerville, MA 02143

Attn: Joey Baldassari

Or you can email to

Applications must be received by 4:00pm Monday, June 28th.

We plan to interview Tuesday-Thursday with work starting on Friday.

Please call 617-628-9988 with any questions.