Tree Planting Crew Chief (unpaid internship)


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple Locations in Baltimore CountyMiddle River, MD 21220

Our volunteers have planted over 28,000 trees in the Gunpowder Watershed. Trees provide valuable wildlife habitat and play an important role in keeping our local waterways clean.


Want to volunteer for an environmental nonprofit organization and make a difference for future generations? Need to obtain an environmental internship to boost your college or post graduate resume?

Then join the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC) and become a highly valued volunteer leader in our Reforestation Program. GVC is seeking Tree Planting Crew Chiefs beginning this April. See job description below:

  • Looking for outgoing, reliable, responsible, and hard working persons, age 17+ to lead a group/"crew" of 6 to 12 volunteers.
  • Learn and follow the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy planting and tree maintenance procedures and policies
  • Educate volunteers on the benefits of planting trees
  • Demonstrate to a volunteer group the proper techniques of planting trees
  • Commit to 2 to 6 plantings each planting season (spring/fall), 5 hours each planting on Saturdays

To learn more or sign up, contact Peg Perry, Program Director for GVC at or call 410-692-0468.


  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture
  • Environmental Science

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 17
  • Minimum: 2 Saturdays in April (5 hours/each event)
  • Physically able to plant trees

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