GroundWorks Internship: 10 week program for participants

  • 2 weeks Solid Foundations life skills course

  •  8 weeks internship training experience (stipend included)

  • Ages 18+

Trainees learn landscaping industry standards and practices. Interns work with a professional crew that mentors them in using hand tools, plant knowledge, power equipment, and following safety procedures. While progressing through the internship, interns set and meet goals with the guidance of an employment specialist and their trainer. 

Training Program Core Competencies:


Personal Responsibility

Being Coachable

Time Management & Punctuality

Problem Solving

Customer Service

Industry Safety Standards

Equipment Knowledge

Industry Knowledge & Skills

Here are examples of some career pathways GroundWorks interns can pursue after graduating HopeWorks Training program 
This internship provides knowledge in the landscaping industry and opens the door to continuing education and a number of pathways in skilled trades.