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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 in the back of the park office (first building on the right). See you there!

New Rochelle, NY

9/18/19 6:30 PM + more

International Coastal Cleanup Day 2019

Celebrate International Coastal Cleanup Day with Westchester Parks Foundation! Volunteers will be clearing litter and debris from the beach and seawall at Glen Island Park. Please meet in front of the castle on the right-hand side of the entrance. All supplies will be provided but please bring a water bottle to fill. Volunteers should wear closed-toe shoes and clothes that can get dirty.

New Rochelle, NY

9/21/19 9:00 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

9/21/19 1:00 PM

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

10/19/19 1:00 PM + more

Rocky's 5K Volunteers

Volunteers are needed to assist with the Rocky's 5K at Rockefeller State Park Preserve. Activities may include helping with the water station, cheering on runners as a course marshal, and directing guests as parking attendants. Families and groups are welcome! It will be a fun morning of cheering on runners and supporting the Preserve.

Pleasantville, NY

10/19/19 8:00 AM

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

Indoor Gardener

A volunteer is needed to develop and assist with the indoor gardening program at the Hugh Doyle Senior Center. Green thumbs are welcome!

New Rochelle, NY

Through 12/31/20

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

Administrative Assistant

Strawtown Studio is seeking a volunteer assistant to work closely with its director to accomplish its mission of engaging children and families with their local and natural environments through the lens of art, science, and stewardship. Duties include scheduling, 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 are strongly preferred!

Nyack, NY

Through 6/3/20