Greencorps Chicago’s mission is to promote environmental stewardship and improve the quality of life in Chicago by establishing, maintaining and restoring natural and public spaces that are safe, healthy, and sustainable through hands-on involvement with program participants.

The outcome is healthier, safer, and more engaged communities and individuals who are prepared for employment through practical field experience and technical training in a variety of environmentally related jobs.

Greencorps Chicago is a public/private partnership between the Chicago Department of Transportation and WRD Environmental.


Greencorps Chicago currently runs two programs:


Adult GCGreencorps Chicago Adult Job Training Program




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