Volunteer Work/Jobs

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

Upcoming at Bartow Pell Mansion Museum

Volunteer Garden Clean-Up Day Saturday, March 12, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Roll up your sleeves and don your gardening gloves to help make the grounds beautiful again after winter’s weather. Rain date Sunday, March 13. Registration requested: 718-885-1461 or via email at info@bpmm.org. Free.   Smithsonian Museum Day Live! Celebrating Women’s History Month Saturday, March 12, 12–4 p.m. Thematic tours hourly from 12:15 p.m. The 19th century was an era of

Getting Involved in 2016

Happy New Year! We are so excited to enter another year here in the Bronx and see what is in store for us. If getting more involved in your community is on your list of resolutions this year, connecting with your local Community Board is a great place to start. In fact, many of the Bronx community boards have Facebook pages that makes staying informed and involved even easier. Let

Turkey Giveaways and Volunteer Opportunities in the Bronx

  Thanksgiving reminds us all to appreciate what we have, and to help others who are in a time of need. Below is a list of turkey giveaways and a list of volunteer opportunities. Please let us know of any we are missing and we will add to the list.   Turkey Giveaways 6th Annual Turkey Giveaway Saturday  November 21. 2015 @ 9am ~  St James Park – Bronx, NY


Registration is open for two summer intensives that allow middle school students to explore New York City’s green spaces and waterways. Both programs are free but require submitting an online application for enrollment. Space is limited. COASTAL CLASSROOM FREE SUMMER INSTITUTE Based at Kaiser Park, Coney Island, this five-week summer intensive offers a wide-range of hands-on opportunities and field experiences designed to explore diverse aquatic habitats throughout New York City. Learn

April at Bartow Pell Mansion

APRIL All events to take place at Bartow-Pell unless otherwise noted. First Friday! Music Friday, April 3, 5:30–8:30 p.m.   Back by popular demand, folk band Hawthorne featuring the talented Nat Osborn, Aimee Bayles, Stu Mahan, and Karna Ray, opens the 2015 First Friday season. Enjoy the music, explore the mansion, stroll the garden, and savor light refreshments. Then hop on the free Bronx Seaside Trolley for a ride to

Volunteer at NYC Parks' Trees Count! 2015

DATE: Volunteer opportunities May through November 2015 LOCATION: Locations Citywide DETAILS: Volunteers will help map and record critical information about individual trees on each and every city block. In all boroughs, we’ll be hosting mapping events where volunteers can band together to do this important work. The data will help to create a citywide street map to guide planning decisions and inform future planting and stewardship efforts to ensure equitable distribution of trees