Seasonal Teams

Make an immediate difference in the Park with one of our seasonal teams—painting and weeding in spring and summer, raking in fall, and shoveling snow in winter.

Joining a seasonal volunteer team is one of the quickest and easiest ways to get involved in Central Park. No previous experience is necessary, and we’ll give you all the tools and training you need to get started. For your safety, please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes.

Tasks depend on time of year and the condition of the Park, but are generally like this:

Weeding Team

In spring and summer, help us maintain Park landscapes by removing unwanted and invasive plants.

Paint Team

In spring and summer, help us paint fencing, railing, and more than 9,000 iconic benches located throughout the Park.

Raking Team

In autumn, help us rake the leaves that fall from the Park’s 18,000 trees.

Snow Team

In winter, help us clear away snow from the Park’s 21 playgrounds, so neighborhood children can enjoy them safely.

Advance signup is required. New Applicants: Please fill out a Central Park Conservancy Application, indicating your interest in Seasonal Teams.

If you have previously created an online volunteer profile, please do not create a new one. If you do not remember your log-in information, contact the Volunteer Department at: [email protected].


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