Volunteer Work/Jobs

Job Posting: Bronx Children's Museum Educators

BRONX CHILDREN’S MUSEUM EDUCATORS The Bronx Children’s Museum is seeking talented educators to guide children through our mobile exhibit “Rivers on the Go!” The exhibit is housed in the Bronx Children’s Museum bus that travels to schools, community organizations, and shelters within the South Bronx.   The educators would travel to these locations and guide children between the ages of 4-8 years old to learn about the natural wildlife located

Claremont Park Community Day

Chestnut Holdings partners with The Bronx is Blooming and The NYC Department of Parks and Rec to beautify and restore Claremont Park for the Bronx community. Enjoy a great day of bulb planting, tree stewardship, flowerbed restoration and community relation activities including:   ·         Health screenings courtesy of Bronx Lebanon Hospital ·         Bicycle safety course presented by the New York Police Department ·         Library card enrollment listing with the New York Public Library ·         Complimentary

Free events at Bartow Pell Mansion

Volunteer Garden Clean-Up Day Saturday, April 12 10 a.m.  – 1 p.m.   Join us for a Con Edison-sponsored garden clean-up morning to help make the grounds look beautiful for our upcoming centennial celebrations. Coffee and doughnuts available. Long sleeves, socks, long pants, and sturdy footwear strongly recommended. Cost Free Registration requested 718.885.1461 or info@bpmm.org Edible Gardening Workshop Saturday, April 26  10 – 11 a.m.   Children’s Garden Manager Lauren Gill

Volunteer Opportunities to help struggling readers

Reading Partners is a literacy nonprofit organization that connects passionate community members with struggling readers to help students build strong literacy skills, gain confidence, and discover a passion for reading. They are currently recruiting caring community members to participate in their Reading Partners volunteer tutoring programs. Currently there are three schools in the Bronx partnered with the program. If you are interested in volunteering, visit http://info.readingpartners.org/volunteer-in-new-york for more information.  

It's My Park Day

Saturday, May 4, 2013 It’s My Park Day at Poe Park Grand Concourse between East Kingsbridge Road and East 192nd Street. (in Poe Park), Bronx 9:00 a.m.–4:00 a.m. On It’s My Park Day, join the Poe Visitor Center in Poe Park for “In Pleine Aire with Poe” – arts activities in the park outside of the center. Activities to include knit…Free! It’s My Park Day at Starlight Park East 177th

It's My Park Day

Find projects in the Bronx to join in on! How does It’s My Park Day work? Partnerships for Parks invited dedicated community groups to organize It’s My Park Day volunteer projects and free cultural events in their neighborhood parks. Volunteer activities range from horticulture to painting projects, along with a variety of free events, including kayaking, dance performance, and much, much more! YOU can help! On It’s My Park Day,

B Kind 2 Earth Day

Make Earth Day count for you and your family this year!!   In all fifty states on Earth Day, families will get outside, appreciate our planet and do good things for the Earth – and their collective actions are going to count, big time. B Kind 2 Earth Day is a project of Nickelodeon, the National Wildlife Federation, TheMotherhood.com and incredible bloggers and organizations across the country. BronxMama wants to be a big