The City of Boston is updating its Climate Action Plan (the city’s roadmap to reducing carbon emissions) and wants to ensure diverse voices from our entire community are reflected in its pages. Street Team members will be in charge of collecting this input from community members of diverse backgrounds by representing the planning process at events held in Boston and asking people for their input via surveys and other tools. Members of the Street Team will work alongside the consultant team throughout the engagement process.

Details about the position

This is a paid position with a flexible schedule and work is primarily completed by representing the planning process at events in Boston. The hours will likely range from 15-40 hours total depending on final number of Street Team members and the specific candidate. These hours will be completed between March 4, 2019 and May 8, 2019. Compensation will be at a rate of $16/hour. You must be 16 years or older to be considered for this position. Boston residents and/or students are strongly preferred.

If you are interested in being a member of our Street Team, please email [email protected] and [email protected] You will then be invited to attend our mandatory Street Team training on Tuesday February 26th from 4:30-6:30pm (location TBD). You must attend the entire 2 hour training. At the end of the training, we will be conducting short 1:1 interviews that will factor into the final hiring decision. If you have questions, please reach out to [email protected] or [email protected]

Interests may include:

  • Equitable community engagement
  • Climate change mitigation
  • Environmental science
  • Urban planning


  • Proactive and willingness to learn
  • Professional verbal communication
  • Enhanced cultural awareness and sensitivity to customs and cultural differences
  • Organized
  • Dual language (would be a plus)

Responsibilities will include:

  • Attend the Street Team training on February 26th
  • Identifying community events to attend to interact with people about the planning process and solicit input via surveys
  • Attend existing community events or other events hosted by the project team
  • Attend regular calls with other Street Team members (times to be determined by the group)
  • Follow up after events by scanning in hard copy survey responses and estimating the number of people at the event and the number of people interacted with

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