Youth Tree Team

Help us maintain the City in the Forest!

The Youth Tree Team is a select group of Atlanta high school youth and college student leaders. We are seeking candidates who have the following characteristics: initiative, professionalism, respect, interest in the environment, pride in your work, responsibility, and the ability to work well with a team.

The Youth Tree Team (YTT) works for seven weeks (June 3 – July 19, 2019) weeding, mulching, pruning and planting along the Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum and neighborhoods.

During the program, students work Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 12:30 pm

The starting pay rate is $8.00 an hour.

The YTT also participates in leadership and team-building activities, receives job skills training, learns financial management skills, and networks with green collar professionals.


Why Apply?

Why Apply?

  • Make new friends.
  • Earn money while developing job skills.
  • Build your resume.
  • Learn about and how to care for local greenery.
  • Learn about jobs in environmentally related fields.
  • Be part of Trees Atlanta!

Application Process

This is a highly competitive program. Not all applicants will make it through each step of this process.

Step 1: Apply
Application deadline was Friday, March 1, 2019.

Step 2: Join us for Challenge Day
Saturday, March 2, 2019

Time: 9am – 12pm (Check-in at 8:30am)

Location; TBD

Step 3: Volunteer at a Tree Planting
Saturday, March 16, 2019

Time: 9am – 12pm (Check-in at 8:30am)

Location: TBD

Step 4: Interview
Interviews will be held in April 2019


Youth applicants must be currently enrolled in high school and a minimum of 14 years of age to be eligible.