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Care of the Park in Essex County Branch Brook Park

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  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 101 people are interested
Branch Brook Park - Lions
We meet at the lions.

Known nationally as the first county park open to the public in the United States, local treasure Essex County Branch Brook Park needs you! Volunteers support the Branch Brook Park Alliance team at Essex County Branch Brook Park in Newark, NJ.


  • Remove invasive species
  • Plant native plants
  • Create and maintain restoration projects
  • Maintain historic trails

The specific task will change weekly but includes one or all of the options noted above.

This opportunity is managed by Jersey Cares and is suitable for everyone two days a week during the winter months of December - February. Please visit the website for current volunteer days and times. branchbrookpark.org/volunteer

  • Large Groups (Corporate, Faith-Based, College, Civic, etc.).
  • Mission Trips (we have work to be done five days a week).
  • Teenage Youth Groups
  • One-Time
  • On-Going
  • Families
  • Individuals

We can also use your help in spreading the word. This opportunity is:

  • Fun
  • Rewarding
  • Informative
  • Great Team Building
  • Instant Impact

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About Jersey Cares


290 West Mount Pleasant Ave, Suite 1320, Livingston, NJ 07039, US

Mission Statement

As a leader in volunteerism in New Jersey, Jersey Cares increases the level of meaningful volunteer engagement by creating and managing efficient, impactful projects that address critical community-identified needs.


Jersey Cares works to meet community needs by making volunteering easy and meaningful. We provide flexible, structured, team-based opportunities for volunteers to impact a variety of nonprofit organizations and bring positive change to local communities. Jersey Cares works directly with local organizations to identify their needs, and trains volunteer leaders to manage projects that address those needs. Most projects are ongoing, and volunteers (other than the Project Coordinators) commit to only one day at a time. All of this enables you to volunteer whenever and however fits your interests and schedule, and yet always make a real difference. Simply choose "Volunteer" from the left menu to get started on your volunteering adventure!


Community, Environment


We'll work with your schedule.


CALL OR TEXT973-969-1189www.branchbrookpark.org/volunteerNewark, NJ 07104



  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture
  • Environmental Science


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 12
  • Call 973-969-1189 or email info@branchbrookpark.org

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