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Opportunity Details

2024 Pitch In For Parks: Glen Island Park - New Rochelle

Each April, Westchester Parks Foundation and the Westchester County Parks Department host Pitch In For Parks, the largest County-wide volunteer program surrounding Earth Day. This year it will be held April 18-22. Volunteers at Glen Island Park will be helping to clean the park for spring; this could include clearing litter and debris from the beach, weeding gardens or playground areas, or raking. No experience is necessary. Volunteers may attend at any time between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Please sign up below before the project and check in upon arrival.

What to know:

  • Dress for the weather; check the forecast before leaving
  • Wear closed-toe shoes, long pants, and items that can get dirty
  • All supplies will be provided but please bring your own reusable water bottle
  • Gloves will be provided, but feel free to bring your own if you have them

Weather/cancellation policy:

  • Volunteers will work in most weather, including cold, heat, and light precipitation, so please dress accordingly! Westchester Parks Foundation will cancel the project if the weather seems like it may affect the safety of its volunteers.
  • In the case of inclement weather, the project may be cancelled up to an hour before the project start time. If you do not receive a cancellation email from Westchester Parks Foundation or Volunteer New York! before then, the project is still taking place.

Registration for this opportunity ends 24 hours prior to the project start time.


This activity requires all volunteers to complete a mandatory waiver:

  1. Sign up below either as an individual or as a family, group, or team to record this activity in your Volunteer New York! profile
  2. Click here to complete the mandatory waiver for each volunteer participating. Volunteers under 18 must have a parent or guardian's permission documented on the form

Westchester Parks Foundation engages the public to advocate for and invest in the preservation, conservation, use, and enjoyment of the 18,000 acres of parks, trails, and open spaces within the Westchester County Parks system.

Environment
Visitors & Travelers
Cleaning,Gardening & Planting

Age Minimum (with Adult): 5+, Minimum Age:14+, Court Ordered Volunteer - Allowed

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