Volunteer

We welcome volunteers April through October. 

Volunteer events happen on a monthly basis and are open to individuals who would like to help take care of our parks in Northern Manhattan. If you are interested in corporate volunteer opportunities, please consult our Corporate Partnerships page.

  • Registration is mandatory for every monthly event.
  • In addition to a registration form, you must also complete this Volunteer Release Form. Minors must complete this release form.
  • In compliance with the New York City Department of Health, NYRP is required to obtain a signed attestation of full COVID-19 vaccination status for anyone volunteering in NYRP community garden or NYRP managed public park sites.
  • All volunteers are asked to show up on time and wear a mask and long pants. Bring a water bottle and avoid open-toed shoes. We will observe all COVID-19 public safety protocols.
  • Meetings may be canceled due to inclement weather or holidays.
  • Confirmed registration is currently capped at 20 individuals per event. 

Mandatory Volunteer Release Form

Important! In addition to registering for an event, all volunteers must complete our Volunteer Release Form.

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COVID-19 Policy

We are working hard to expand options for access to safe clean open space this season. Consult our COVID-19 policy for our latest updates.

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