Join the thousands of New Yorkers who help us keep our city’s parks and playgrounds clean and green. Find a program, upcoming volunteer event, or partner organization in your community where you can offer your service.
Find a Volunteer Opportunity
From planting flowers to growing natural areas, browse our list of upcoming volunteer events to find all opportunities in parks where you can help out.
Join a Volunteer Program
We need your help growing and sustaining a greener New York City. Join our teams and local community groups helping out with our on-going greening projects:
Help restore natural areas, plant and care for trees, and monitor wildlife in our parklands. Find events and learn how you can grow as a Parks volunteer.
Each year, hundreds of neighbors meet in their local parks to help us plant flowers, paint benches, weed, and rake leaves.
We're always looking for a helping hand. Find out how your group can team up with NYC Parks to lead a volunteer project.
Join GreenThumb and the 20,000 community gardeners who tend to more than 550 gardens across the city.
Get Involved with a Partner Organization
Find out about local groups that are helping us care and build stronger, better, and more beautiful community parks.
Partnerships for Parks leads volunteer programs for New Yorkers who want to make their neighborhood parks thrive. Partnerships for Parks is a public-private partnership led by NYC Parks and the City Parks Foundation.
Everybody has something to offer. Visit NYC Service to see the latest list of volunteer opportunities throughout the five boroughs.
Team up with local conservancies, local park groups, and other partner organizations working with us to help care for your neighborhood parks and communities in need.