East River Park Volunteer Opportunity

Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Fireboat House off Grand StreetEast River ParkNew York, NY 10009

Poster of Stewardship Volunteer Opportunity


Lower East Side Ecology Center is an environmental nonprofit dedicated to

environmental education through local community based programming. Based in

East River Park, our Stewardship program is aimed to teach volunteers how to

identify invasive plant species in the park, and be stewards for the park through

planting, mulching, and composting. We work to make the park storm-resilient and

beautiful all year round!


  • Habitat Restoration
  • Botany
  • Gardening
  • Environmental Education
  • Horticulture

Good Match For

Kids Teens Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 14
  • Able to work for 2-3 hours at a time
  • Gardening experience a plus, but not necessary

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