Greeter/Guide Program Opportunities

Help the Conservancy meet the informational needs of Central Park's 42 million annual visitors from all over the world. Whether they are from far-away places or are New Yorkers who use the Park regularly, many visitors need help navigating the Park or have general interest questions. Enhance their experiences by greeting, guiding, and informing them about the importance of Central Park Conservancy's role in the Park and much more. You can choose the type of greeter/guide role you’d prefer by selecting one of the options below. Training is provided and required for all positions, and we ask for a commitment of one three-hour shift per week.

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Greensward Guide

Work with a partner or on your own in designated areas of the Park greeting visitors, giving directions, answering Park-related questions, providing information about upcoming events, and teaching good Park stewardship.

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Kiosk Volunteer

Kiosk Greeter

Like Greensward Guides, Kiosk Greeters greet visitors, give directions, answer Park-related questions, provide information about upcoming events, and teach good Park stewardship. But they do it all from inside one of our three information kiosks located throughout the Park.

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Visitor Center Volunteer

Visitor Center Greeter

As a Visitor Center volunteer, you will work out of one of three Centers. Your main job will be to support the Center staff, especially around lunch time or when they are short-staffed.

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Tour Guide Volunteer

Tour Guide

Tour Guides lead public and/or custom walking tours throughout the Park, helping visitors discover Central Park's history, ecology, and design. You will learn and lead tours in all areas of the Park.

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