Community Partners are eligible to receive funding and assistance from the Conservation Corps associated with hiring youth to work on their proposed community project. For projects accepted under the Green Team Program the Conservation Corps will:
The cost of running a Green Team project is approximately $24,000 (2011-2012 figures). Successful Community Partners must commit 12.5% of this cost ($3,000) as well as materials and supplies needed for the project; the Conservation Corps, with financial support from the Department of Human Resources, Labour and Employment provides the other 87.5% ($21,000). In the Corporate Green Team program, business partners sponsor their own Team or support one in an otherwise unfunded community project.
The Conservation Corps searches for projects that meet the following criteria; involve the enhancement, restoration and sustainable development of natural or cultural resources; provide young people with an opportunity to develop leadership, teamwork and employment skills; and demonstrate broad community / regional support and partnerships. Successful projects are those that provide opportunities for teamwork, creative thinking and problem solving and which contribute to long-term sustainable development in the region. Participants should gain solid skills through meaningful community work. Community partnerships and contributions are important as well, and are taken into account when reviewing proposals.
Complete Green Team Project Proposal Form and mail, email or fax all requested information to the address below. Application deadline is the last day of February each year.
The Green Team Project Proposal Application can be found here. Please submit your proposal application electronically!
Note: Adobe Reader is required to open and complete the application.
Adobe Reader can be downloaded here for free.
For more information contact:
Suite 103, 10 Austin St.
St. John's, NL A1B 4C2
Tel: (709) 729-7279
Fax: (709) 729-7270