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Horticulture Program Opportunities

As a Central Park Conservancy volunteer, you can help keep Central Park clean and beautiful by helping to maintain and enhance its landscapes. You can assist with planting, mulching, raking, weeding, and pruning. For more details and information on how to apply for each program, click on the program’s title. Opportunities include:

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Gardener's Assistant

Gardener’s Assistants commit to working a regular weekly schedule with a Conservancy Zone Gardener, helping meet the horticulture and maintenance needs of a particular zone.

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Saturday Green Team Volunteer

Saturday Green Team Program

Join our group of Saturday volunteers to complete large-scale horticulture and maintenance projects in various areas throughout the Park.

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Day in the Dirt Corporate Volunteer

"Day in the Dirt" for Nonprofit Groups

Nonprofit groups of 12 or fewer adults may inquire about participating in a "Day in the Dirt." Projects are seasonal and involve raking leaves, mulching, weeding, and other landscape maintenance projects as needed.

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