High School Stewards

High School Stewards Summer Program

Summer internship for students ages 14-18 to learn about Bay Area plants and animals, gain experience in habitat restoration and plant propagation, build leadership skills, and work outside!

 

About Sutro Stewards/Mt Sutro

Sutro Stewards is dedicated to creating urban recreational opportunities while practicing sustainable habitat conservation. Through a successful volunteer program, we continuously connect people to their local environment and empower open space visitors to conserve, maintain, and enhance Mount Sutro.

Internship Info

Summer interns will learn about identifying California native plant and animals, do hands-on habitat restoration, collect and propagate seeds, hike and navigate trails, record data to contribute for citizen science projects, care for plants in our nursery, remove invasive species, gain leadership and teamwork skills with supervision from Sutro Stewards staff. No experience necessary. Should be prepared/willing to work outside.

 

Commitment

8-12 hrs/wk, 2-3 days/wk over 5 weeks, July 9 - August 9. Availability Wednesday, 9:30-12:30 required.

 

Compensation

A stipend of $500 will be awarded upon completion. Must attend 75% of workdays to be eligible for stipend. Interns will be provided with project tools and gloves to use during the internship.

 

Eligibility

Current High School students, ages 14-18.

 

Work Site Location

All internship activities will take place outdoors in Mount Sutro Open Space Reserve, based out of Sutro Native Plant Nursery, 476 Johnstone Dr., SF, CA, 94131.  

 

Apply

Apply online. Space is limited, application deadline is May 25.

Sutro Stewards is a project of the San Francisco Parks Alliance, a 501(c)3 California nonprofit public benefit corporation.

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