Get the Tools You Need to Host a Landscape Career Day

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Get the Tools You Need to Host a Landscape Career Day

Wes and Paula Bray

The Virginia Turfgrass Council, NALP state association partners, are big users of NALP’s Industry Growth Initiative-funded Workforce Development tools.

Their favorite? “The ABCs of Healthy Lawns & Landscapes” coloring book.

In fact, Virginia Turfgrass Council members Wes and Paula Bray recently delivered these coloring books and packs of crayons to the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, Norfolk, Virginia.

Interested in hosting a Landscape Career Day event, but aren’t sure where to begin? No problem. NALP has you covered. Download and customize the following resources to make your Landscape Career Day planning a breeze.

Career Day Guide

The Guide to Hosting a Landscape Career Day Event that Your Community Will Dig will help you plan and host your company’s own Landscape Career Day event. In the toolkit is everything you need to start–from event suggestions and audiences to invite to sample social media posts to get the word out. View and download a digital spread version of the toolkit here

Career Day Invites

Landscape Career Day materials
“The ABCs of Healthy Lawns & Landscapes” coloring book

Tailor and send formal letters to elected officials and educators requesting their participation and inviting them to your event. 

Career Day Hands-On Activities

Give attendees the chance to experience the best that the landscape industry has to offer, and get them excited about the many career opportunities within the industry through guided activities during your event.

Career Day Educational Presentation

Help your attendees understand what the landscape profession is all about by sharing this ready-to-go presentation at your event.

More for Your Career Day

Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, Norfolk, Virginia

That’s not all! You can also find recruitment banners, landscape career day surveys, and lots of take-home materials for attendees. Additionally, customizable marketing collateral is available to help share news about your event. Find all this and more here.

EDITOR’S NOTE: The landscape industry is experiencing a workforce crisis. No amount of action from any individual company will solve this problem. It is time for industry professionals to work together to identify solutions to this crippling challenge. Attend the Workforce Summit, March 1-3 in Alexandria, Virginia to learn more.