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Get paid to work on sustainability initiatives

Green City Force by NYC Housing Authority (NYCHA) | Green City Force

Services Provided Internships and fellowships

Eligibility NYCHA resident

Schedule 6 months or more, Daytime

Last Updated Last updated on Mar 26, 2024

Work within NYCHA communities to implement sustainability programs.

Get a mix of hands-on and classroom experience in the field of environmental sustainability. Classroom training includes eco-literacy and applied environmental education. Hands-on experience includes building and maintaining urban farms in four boroughs to grow produce for local residents.

Who it's for Who it's for

To join the Green City Force Service Corps, you must meet all of the eligibility requirements below:

  • Currently live in a New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Development or be a NYCHA Section 8 tenant
  • Have a GED or High School diploma (see programs to help you get your high school equivalency)
  • Be between the ages of 18-24
  • Be a U.S. citizen or have legal resident status
  • You cannot have a bachelor’s degree
  • Be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Next Steps

Apply on the Green City Force website.