Volunteer Work/Jobs

Volunteer for Weekly Clean Ups in Starlight & Concrete Plant Park

Garbage in our parks has long been an issue- but especially so since the pandemic. Fortunately, a lot of folks around our borough have come together to initiate cleanups all around the Bronx. So we’re happy to share that the Bronx River Alliance is currently hosting weekly cleanups on Mondays at Starlight & Concrete Plant Park to tackle the weekend’s mess. The cleanups are part of the Alliance’s Meaningful Mondays.

NYC Parks Free Lifeguard Training Program for Summer 2020

NYC Parks is starting the search for new candidates with strong swimming skills to participate in their free lifeguard training program for the upcoming summer season. Qualifying tests to become a New York City lifeguard begin this week on December 7, 2019 and run through mid-January!  Testing locations can be found throughout the five boroughs. Find a qualifying test location near you. Please check back periodically as additional dates may be added. The testing

Park Volunteer Opportunities in the Bronx

Looking for some opportunities to get involved? Check out these volunteer and event opportunities at local parks around the Bronx. Reach out directly to the contact listed for more information.   It’s My Park Beautification Projects & Community Events  Partnerships for Parks invites you to get involved in hands-on beautification projects in all five boroughs. Volunteers of all ages and abilities are invited to join in activities from painting benches and planting

Bronx Documentary Center Summer Internship

  The deadline for the Summer 2018 Internship at the Bronx Documentary Center is on May 11th. See below for more information:   The Bronx Documentary Center (BDC), a 501(c)3 non-profit photo gallery and educational space, is currently seeking 2 qualified interns with a passion for documentary photography and film and desire for social change. Support is needed in preparing exhibitions and screenings, researching community issues, photo editing, and a

ShopRite Opens Hiring Center for First Bronx Location

ShopRite announced it will officially mark the start of construction on its newest full-service state-of-the-art supermarket – and first Bronx location – located at 1994 Bruckner Boulevard, on Tuesday, April 24 at 1:00 p.m. Local leaders joined the ShopRite team in a ceremony to mark the opening of the ShopRite of Bruckner Boulevard’s hiring center, which is located at 1998 Bruckner Boulevard, in the same shopping center as the planned

Bronx Zoo Hosts Expo for Jobs, Internships, & Volunteer Opportunities for Youth

  If working at the Bronx Zoo or any other part of the Wildlife Conservation Society has been a dream of your teen or young adult, then be sure to register for this upcoming J.I.V.E- Job, Internship, and Volunteering Expo. About the Expo: Have you ever wanted to get involved at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)? If so, register to attend the Youth J.I.V.E (Job, Internship, and Volunteering Expo) event at the

2017 "Love Your Block" Grant Deadline Ending Soon

  NYC Service and Citizens Committee for New York City (“Citizens Committee”) today announced the ninth season of the Love Your Block Grant Campaign, an annual beautification and cleanup program that provides a $1,000 cash grant along with a host of city services to neighborhood and school-based volunteer groups across the five boroughs. It is the only public-private “adopt-a-block” grant program available to New Yorkers. Since its inception in 2009, more than 270 Love Your Block awards have

Timberland Helps Restore Bronx Community Garden

Last week the lifestyle brand Timberland helped to restore a garden here in the Bronx as part of both a current initiative and to commemorate 9/11. On September 11th, 2001 some Timberland employees were volunteering in the Bronx when the tragic events that day took place. Every year since then, members of the brand have gathered in NYC to give back to communities in need. This year, the brand was out

Barilla Brings Pasta Swag Bags to the Bronx for #GoOrangeWithBarilla

This month, Barilla is donating 500,000 pasta meals to the Food Bank of New York City, and this week there is a way YOU can help to get that number even higher. During #GoOrangeWithBarilla, the week of September 12th, Barilla will drop by a different borough each day, giving away 20,000 free pasta swag bags and donating another pasta serving for each New Yorker who donates, advocates or signs up to volunteer

Timberland Helps Restore Community Garden in the Bronx

  Last week 100+ volunteers from Timberland and its partners kicked off a five-year commitment to create and restore outdoor spaces- and their first stop was here in the Bronx. The project kicked off in the South Bronx in partnership with local non-profit GrowNYC, dedicated to transforming the United We Stand garden, a 32,000 sq. ft. space in the Mott Haven neighborhood.   The United We Stand garden was once four community

It's My Park Day at Soundview Park

    The Friends of Soundview Park will be hosting It’s My Park Day this Sunday, May 15, 2016, from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Planned activities include: • Butterfly Meditation Garden Maintenance – including clean-up, weeding, replanting, placing mulch, watering, etc., and street tree care. • We will also be releasing butterflies in the park. Followed by BBQ. Please join us as we continue to beautify the Park. See event posting on our Facebook page: facebook.com/soundviewpark