Field/Horticulture Program Opportunities


As a Central Park Conservancy volunteer you can help keep Central Park looking clean and beautiful by helping to maintain and enhance its landscapes, assisting with planting, mulching, raking, weeding, pruning, and painting. 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 on 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 Non-profit Groups

Non-profit groups of 12 or less can inquire about participating in a Day in the Dirt program. Projects are seasonal and could involve raking leaves, mulching, weeding and other.

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Pitch In Pick Up Volunteer

Pitch In Pick Up

Can't commit to a schedule or need school/college community service hours? Pitch In, Pick Up is the perfect one-time volunteer opportunity for a person or small group wanting to help keep Central Park clean!

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Youth and Family Volunteer

Youth and Family Programs

Participate in the Youth Education & Service Programs and learn hands-on about the Park while helping preserve its landscapes. During the spring and fall families can participate in Central Park Conservancy’s “Keeping It Green” program by helping with raking and mulching projects.

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