Youth Program

Members of the Spindle City Corps pose for a picture
Members of the Spindle City Corps pose for a picture
 

The Lowell Spindle City Corps:

Working in partnership with Community Teamwork, Inc., Lowell National Historical Park offers opportunities for local high school youth to participate in the Trades Skills, Ranger Interns, Summer Maintenance and Community Action Team programs.

To learn more about the Spindle City Corp program please contact JoAnn Marcos, Youth and Volunteer Program Coordinator at 978-275-1740 or contact us.

 
A Spindle City Corp member uses a weedwhacker
A Spindle City Maintenance Team member cuts weeds in a park

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Maintenance Team

Spindle City Corp Maintenance Team members work to beautify the city by helping clean and maintain public parks and spaces within Lowell.

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Hours: Maximum 30 hours a week (Tuesday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.)
  • Tasks include clearing invasive plants, removing litter, painting fences, and making public parks and spaces more welcoming
  • Training and uniform provided

 
Ranger Interns at the Visitor Center front desk
Ranger Interns at the Visitor Center front desk

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Ranger Interns

Ranger Interns work directly with the public in many ways, from greeting National Park Service Visitors to helping people plan their day in the Spindle City.


Requrments:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Hours: Maximum 40 hours a week (Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.)
  • Tasks include researching Lowell history, public speaking, staffing information desks and museum exhibits
  • Training and uniform provided

 
The Community Action Team helps kids with a craft
The Community Action Team helps kids with a craft

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Community Action Team

The Community Action Team works closely with kids, adults, and families. These teens work to share the stories of Lowell, past and present, with visitors and community members.

Requirements:
  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Hours: Maximum 30 hours a week (Wednesday-Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
  • Tasks include creating and championing hands-on programs that will travel around the city to different outreach events and neighborhoods
  • Training and uniform provided

 
 
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Last updated: December 19, 2019

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67 Kirk Street
Lowell, MA 01852

Phone:

(978) 970-5000

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