Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer and understand the value of having a team with a diversity of experiences and perspectives to optimize our potential for compassion, collaboration, creativity, and excellence in service. We encourage people from all backgrounds and perspectives to apply!

Employment Opportunities

Recycling Center Manager (Temporary at least through October 2022)
The (temporary) Recycling Center Manager will be the primary contact at the Community Recycling Center: leading the public in recycling procedures; managing, training, and preparing volunteers; providing educational and informational resources to the recycling community; and keeping contamination of the drop-off containers below 2%.

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Green Steward – Landscape Technician (multiple positions)
As a member of the Green Stewards team, you will develop the skills to clean and maintain the City’s rain gardens, detention ponds, and stormwater basins, also known as green infrastructure, which cities around the world are using to absorb stormwater and prevent flooding. As part of this workforce development program, crew members will be exposed to job opportunities in green industries while building skills. 

New hires will work in the Green Stewards Program for an average of 18 months, after which you will be assisted in applying for permanent positions at the City’s Water or Parks departments, in the landscape or related industry, or at a non-profit.  

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Community Specialist – Home Water & Energy Efficiency
Are you interested in making a difference? Bridging The Gap is seeking a Community Specialist for our Water & Energy Program. The primary purpose of this position is to assist Kansas City, MO residents (renters and homeowners) to lower their utility bills and reduce water and energy usage by installing water and energy conservation devices.

The Community Specialist conducts visual inspections of basements and residential plumbing systems, installs conservation kits, and identifies homes that may be eligible to participate in additional energy savings, toilet replacements, and complex leak repair services.

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Fill In Recycling Center Manager
Do you like working outside and helping the community? Bridging The Gap is seeking a fill-in manager for the Kansas City, Missouri Community Recycling Centers. The fill-in manager serves as the lead contact when the primary manager is not available. This position includes managing and training volunteers, and assisting patrons at the centers as they drop off and sort materials for recycling.

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KC Tree Corps

KC Tree Corps is a pre-apprenticeship certification program training participants to attain the skills necessary for an entry-level position in arboriculture or a related field. The pre-apprentice will gain skills through instruction and experience learning strategies. The curriculum includes work readiness skills, job-specific abilities and knowledge development.

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Internship Opportunities

Fall 2022

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KC WildLands Field Tech Internship

Heartland Tree Alliance Internship

Volunteer Opportunities

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