Milwaukee JobsWork partners with Walnut Way to connect neighborhood residents with job readiness training and employment opportunities. Please visit our job readiness training partner’s website: http://www.milwaukeejobswork.org/contact

Blue Skies Landscaping Program (Adults)

Blue Skies Landscaping employs residents to install gardens and fruit trees, maintain the Walnut Way campus, and execute landscape contracts on private and public properties. Projects feature cutting-edge innovations in urban environmental sustainability. Blue Skies offers job training in landscape horticulture and landscape construction for staff. The program is designed to employ residents and be a sustainable source of earned income for Walnut Way’s environmental initiatives.

How to Apply

Walnut Way is gearing up for another productive and abundant season! Our Blue Skies Landscaping program is accepting new hires for the 2017 season. Please review the job description for position details: Blue Skies Crew Member 2017 Season Position Description.

If you would like support preparing for this or other employment opportunities, please contact one of our neighborhood employment support organizations!

To apply, submit resume and 2 references on company letterhead to Jeremy Davis, Environmental Specialist to 1836 W. Fond du Lac Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53205 or email to jeremy@walnutway.org. Applications are due March 29, 2017. 

Growing Youth Leadership Internship Program (teens)

Growing Youth Leadership is Walnut Way’s signature summer teen internship program that engages Lindsay Heights teens in intensive urban agriculture education, leadership development, and job training. Teens grow a wide range of chemical-free vegetables and fruits in production gardens on Walnut Way’s environmental campus and at Alice’s Community Garden and sell their harvest at local farmer’s markets and participating in weekly learning labs and community service projects.

How to Apply

Applications for the 2017 growing season will be accepted starting in May 2017. Complete application process and requirements will be posted here. Please check back in May.

Contact Jeremy Davis, Environmental Specialist: jeremy@walnutway.org for information.