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.

The 2019 Youth Tree Team Application is now closed. Please check back in December for details regarding the 2020 program.

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.