Workforce Development

Green Crew AmeriCorpsKNOX provides green jobs training and career counseling to out-of-work residents in Hartford. Members take part in year-long horticultural training and life skills workshops before advancing to further educational and employment opportunities.

While participating in life skills, GED and job skills trainings,  members serve the City of Hartford by:

  • Leading horticultural service projects across the city
  • Supporting community and corporate volunteer groups
  • Maintaining green spaces and KNOX’s community gardens
  • Planting trees to enhance Hartford’s urban forest

In exchange for their service, members earn a living stipend and receive school and job placement counseling for one year after completing their service.

Want to serve Hartford at KNOX?

Learn landscaping, environmental, leadership and life skills while making Hartford a better place to live and work. Members receive a living allowance every two weeks.

Please return completed applications to Ericus Adams, Green Crew Program Director.

Ericus Adams
KNOX, Inc.
75 Laurel ST
Hartford, CT 06106

Thank you to our Funders:

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 We would like to thank the Timberland Company for their generous donation of boots for our Green Crew. Timberland has offered to outfit our corps members with brand new boots every year since 2007.