New Funders and New Programs
Green Works recently received funding from the Clif Bar Family Foundation to support our ECOS program. This is a great fit for a number of reasons including the fact that Clif Bars are our students’ favorite classroom snack! We’ve also received funding from the H&R…
Bank of America supports Green Works
Thanks to our friends at Bank of America, more young people in Kansas City will be connected to high-quality environmental education and employment opportunities. We’re excited to have Bank of America as a new partner in our efforts to prepare Kansas City’s future workforce!
Hiring Environmental Education Instructors
We are seeking dynamic, high energy instructor(s) with a passion for urban education and the environment to teach from one to three of the ECOS classes each week during the school year. Classes are held during the school year from approx. 2:30 – 5pm. See…
Green Works students end the year planting trees
Not a bad way to end the school year planting trees to provide shade, habitat for birds, cleaner air and some carbon sequestration too. Thanks to Heartland Tree Alliance for working with our students.
Outdoor Adventure Day for 35 students
Thanks to our friends at the Missouri Department of Conservation and KCMO Parks and Rec., our first year students recently spent a day at Swope Park trying their hand at outdoor skills. They were all smiles on the bus ride back!
Green Living Class
On Saturday we hosted a Green Living class for 10 of our supporters. We had a lot of fun learning about the chemicals in conventional products, and how easy it is to make healthier alternatives. We whipped up batches of lotion, deodorant, hair spray and…
Successful Year-End Campaign
Thanks to everyone (including Karla) who helped us raise over $14,000 for Green Works and take advantage of the generous matching donation opportunity from Ryan and Heather Bresette! We’re looking forward to a lot of new growth opportunities in 2017. Thank you for helping us kick off…
Looking for an Assistant Instructor
Green Works is looking for an assistant for its first year ECOS environmental education program. This is a paid contractor position. Qualifications – an interest in environmental and sustainability issues; good organization and communication skills; ability to roll with and respond to the unexpected; agile with…
A Real-Life Water Lesson
The first semester of our ECOS environmental education program is focused on water. Before we get into the science of water and water quality, we establish students’ understanding of water as a finite resource required by all living things and increasingly difficult to access by a…
- Earth Day Happy Hour at Boulevard benefits Green Works!
- Planting for Backyard Birds
- The Climate Council of Greater Kansas City
- Donate your car (or truck, boat, motorcycle or RV) to Green Works!
- Wardrobe Rehab for Women – the good, the bad and the fun!
- Aligning Excelerate to KC Rising’s Common Sector Competencies