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"The environment is everything that isn't me." -Albert Einstein

 

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Green Squad Weekly Litter Cleanups

Join the Green Squad to clean up litter at Glen Island Park. Commit to as often as your schedule allows! All supplies will be provided; please wear clothes that can get dirty. Volunteers will meet at the park office (first building on the right). See you there!

New Rochelle, NY

7/24/19 6:30 PM +more

Green Squad at Twin Lakes Park

Be a part of removing an invasive species in Twin Lakes Park! Volunteers will be on land and in canoes pulling Water Chestnut from the lake by hand. All supplies will be provided. Please wear clothes that can get dirty. Hope to see you there!

Eastchester, NY

7/25/19 9:30 AM

2019 Late Summer Garden Crew

Join gardeners to help clean up community areas of the garden. Volunteers will participate in tilling the soil, raking, cleaning and hauling, weeding, deadheading, woodchipping, and composting. Please bring water to stay hydrated, and wear long pants, a hat, work gloves, work shoes, and sunscreen. PLEASE BEWARE: ticks and poison ivy have been reported in the garden this spring. All ages and abilities are welcome!

New Rochelle, NY

8/3/19 9:00 AM +more

2019 Fall Garden Cleanup Crew

Join gardeners to help clean up community areas of the garden. Volunteers will participate in tilling the soil, raking, cleaning and hauling, weeding, deadheading, woodchipping, and composting. Please bring water to stay hydrated, and wear long pants, a hat, work gloves, work shoes, and sunscreen. PLEASE BEWARE: ticks and poison ivy have been reported in the garden this spring. All ages and abilities are welcome!

New Rochelle, NY

10/5/19 9:00 AM +more

The Simple Green Drive-Spread Awareness

the harris project advocates for teens & young adults with mental health and substance misuse/addiction (co-occurring disorders), and created a school-based prevention program – CODA (Co-Occurring Disorders Awareness) to empower high school students to change outcomes. the harris project has partnered with Fairco-Greentree Recycling (FGR) to collect unwanted textiles in the local area. Volunteers are needed to organize a textile drive to support the cause and spread awareness about co-occuring disorders. Ask your community to donate unwanted clothing, bedding, towels, shoes and accessories. Items donated can be in any condition (ripped, stained, old, or new). FGR will work with you to set up a convenient bin location and pick-up all donations Your effort will support the harris project’s CODA (Co-Occurring Disorders Awareness) prevention program Easy to organize and no cost to run For more information see the flyer here or contact Jodi Siegel- josiegel@optonline.net #donateclothing

White Plains, NY

Through 11/16/19

Native Plant Center Volunteers

Native Plant Center Volunteers will work on special projects as needed. Days and times vary according to needs and your schedule.

Valhalla, NY

Through 6/26/20

Summer Art Program Supply Drive

Strawtown Studio is collecting art material for its summer program, which serves to educate children on environmental stewardship. Items that are needed include: Paper (watercolor, mixed media, bristol vellum, colored card stock) Paint (acrylic, watercolor) Acrylic (nontoxic) paint markers Elmer’s glue (sticks, tubs) Tape (masking, transparent, duct) Fabric, felt Paint markers Colored pencils Cedar shingles Wire (all gauges) Beading wire in gauges 20 to 28 (gold, silver, green) Small craft mirror and tiles Jute, twine Hemp string Plasticine modeling clay (non-drying), natural colors Thin ribbons #remotevolunteer

Nyack, NY

Through 5/10/20

Administrative Assistant

The volunteer assistant will work closely with the director of a small not-for-profit dedicated to engaging children and families with their local, natural environments through the lens of art, science, and stewardship. Duties include cheduling, follow-up communications, basic office errands, and administrative support The assistant should have strong written communication skills, the ability to commit to 10-15 hours per week, and a love of the environment and local advocacy. Locals who have their own transportation strongly preferred!

Nyack, NY

Through 6/3/20

Summer Camp Counselors

New Era Creative Space is looking for high school interns aged 16 and older to join its team this summer as Nature Camp Counselors. If you're looking to gain experience and leadership skills working with kids (ages 11-14) and learn how to be more environmentally friendly, this is the camp for you! Camp counselors enjoy being outdoors and working with younger children, are self-motivated, and are team players. Activities include art, science, creative writing, hiking, swimming, farm visits, waterfront education, and kayaking. Counselors must be 18 or older and junior counselors should be 16-17. Nature Camp schedule: Session 1: Monday-Friday, July 1-19 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Session 2: Monday-Friday, July 22-August 9 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Peekskill, NY

Through 8/9/19

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