NeighborWoods Assistant: Texas

Austin, Texas
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
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Tree Distribution Seasonal Assistant Treefolks is seeking two seasonal assistants to join our small team in delivering free trees to Austin residents and help communities beautify and preserve their neighborhoods. This seasonal position engages in meaningful and varied work, exposes individuals to non-profit programs, and at $15 per hour, pays a livable wage. TreeFolks empowers Central Texans to build stronger communities through planting and caring for trees. In its thirty year history, TreeFolks has facilitated the planting of more than two million trees. These trees shade streets, beautify neighborhoods, clean air and water, and mitigate the urban heat island effect. Responsibilities: ● Pick up and deliver trees using the TreeFolks truck and large box trailer ● Respond to program requests via phone and email ● Care for and organize the trees at the on-site nursery ● Collect tree survival data by email, phone, and site visits ● Assist with special community planting events and adoption events as needed ● Maintain a database of tree requests and deliveries ● Other duties as requested Application Deadline: August 31st, 2020 Position Dates: As early as September 1st, 2021 - March 31st, 2022 Reports to: NeighborWoods Coordinator Compensation: $15 per hour, 40 hours per week variable schedule To apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to No phone calls, please.
Required Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities ● Maintain a valid Texas driver’s license with a clean driving record ● Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs for several hours in all weather conditions ● Proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office Suite Preferred Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities ● Familiarity with mapping and/or database software ● Ability to read, write, and speak Spanish ● General knowledge of and interest in trees ● Experience driving a truck and trailer ● Customer service experience
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Becky Woodward
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