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 […]

Tech Tip: Looking at Skills

One of the advantages of using an online database is the ability to aggregate information, not only for standard reports, but also for your own use to support day-to-day programming.       In the Online Work-Based Learning Database, the reports menu provides a variety of simple reports that let you look at skills, job titles, and more […]

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 […]