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Bronx Greeter

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ORGANIZATION: Big Apple Greeter

  • 21 people are interested

Mission: To enhance the worldwide image of New York City and enrich the New York experience by connecting visitors with knowledgeable and enthusiastic volunteers.

Activities: These volunteer greeters take visitors through neighborhoods of The Bronx that they know well. Visitors are able to experience the ethnic sights and sounds with the greeter and can get a real taste of The Bronx and its inhabitants. Visits may include from one to six people.

Qualifications: Greeters must enjoy meeting and talking with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds. They must be familiar with and upbeat about the neighborhoods that they want to show. Foreign language skills are a plus, especially ASL and Spanish. It is essential that volunteers be comfortable using public transportation, since it is the easiest way to get around New York City and we feel it helps make each visit to New York City even more like a slice of the daily life of a New Yorker.

Time Commitment: Greeters show neighborhoods 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Each greeter must commit to a minimum of one visit per month, usually about 4 hours per visit.

Benefits: There is a thrill in making new friends from all over the world. Asa greeter you will be able to show off those neighborhoods you know and love. If you speak a foreign language, here is your chance to practice it with native speakers. You will be able to promote a friendly, inviting and accessible image of New York City.

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About Big Apple Greeter


1 Centre Street, #2312, New York, NY 10007, US

Mission Statement

To enhance the worldwide image of NYC and enrich the New York experience by connecting visitors with knowledgeable, enthusiastic volunteers who show them the sights and sounds of the neighborhoods they know best in the five boroughs.


Big Apple Greeter is a small non-profit organization that has been welcoming visitors to NYC since 1992 by offering them free 4 hour visits to a neighborhood of their choice with volunteers who know it well.


Arts & Culture
Arts & Culture, Community


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1 Centre Street, #2312New York, NY 10007



  • People Skills
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Relationship Building




  • Minimum of one four-hour visit per month.

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