PROJECT: Treejectory+ (Treejectory Plus)
Spring 2023 Cohort Orientation: March 2
Questions about the project? Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Treejectory+ offers a paid education and workforce development program serving DAC and low-income communities through urban-forestry focused education, training, and job placement. Treejectory+ is unique in that it provides hands-on, guided experience that will lead to viable career opportunities and training in industry best practices from ISA Certified Arborists. This project also includes the tree planting of 150 trees in DAC communities.
Treejectory+ cohorts will obtain:
$18/hr in paid education and training
Introduction to the urban forestry sector
Tree care training and planting best practices
GIS, drone, and remote sensing training
Cultural importance and native species education
Job pathways education and soft skills development
Hands-on fieldwork training
Networking conference access
To view Treejectory+ eligibility requirements and apply, fill out the interest form below:
After completion of this program you will gain an in-depth understanding of industry standards for tree care and maintenance, proper planting and watering techniques, GIS mapping software, and career pathways in urban forestry. Not only is this a paid training opportunity, but the development of skills within this program will make participants a stronger applicant in the green workforce. Additionally, upon completion of Treejectory+ you will have access to industry professionals with recruitment potential, and will have already gained reputable references from our ISA Certified Arborists.
This project is funded by the California Climate Investments and CAL FIRE Urban and Community Forestry Grant Program. More information about this grant can be found here.
PROJECT UPDATES FROM THE CLASSROOM AND THE FIELD
CCAC Fellows conducted outreach, tabling, and canvassing to recruit candidates for the newest cohort.
First pilot cohort completed the Treejectory+ program and graduated!
Recruitment and outreach planning begins for campaign launch in 2023.
Project partners meet for outreach plan development.
Pilot cohort candidates are selected.
Finalized all 10 in-person modules with project partners.
Cohort attends PTCA Annual Conference and Field Day.