Workforce Development – The KNOX Green Jobs Apprentice Program

KNOX provides green jobs training to Hartford residents to enhance future educational and employment opportunities.  Members gain valuable experience in a wide variety of landscape installation and maintenance in private and professional settings. 

Two full weeks of in-class training (including OSHA Certification) prepares all Apprentices to 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

All Apprentices are paid for their training and work experience.

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 contact Workforce Development Manager Craig Mergins

KNOX, Inc.
75 Laurel Street
Hartford, CT 06106