All posts tagged parks

Seven Skills for Parks and Landscaping

What are the skills learned in jobs and internships in parks and landscaping?  How can summer jobs in park maintenance and landscaping be designed to help youth build skills and explore career options?  What types of projects and tasks enhance learning?  Here is an example of seven skills, with associated tasks, taken from a sample of […]

Summer Jobs in Parks, Landscaping and Gardening

As summer approaches, summer jobs program coordinators are brainstorming about the job descriptions for their programs’ summer job placements and skills and tasks that they will highlight.  Today’s blog is about jobs in parks, gardening and landscaping.  The question is “What do I/we want youth to learn from a summer job in parks, gardening or […]