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YAI Central Park Challenge - Event Volunteers Needed!

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Naumburg Bandshell | Central Park

YAI's Central Park Challenge will return to the Naumburg Bandshell in New York City's iconic Central Park, on Saturday, June 4!

Please help YAI throw our biggest celebration of the year by signing up for one of our many day-of-event volunteer opportunities. Some opportunities to volunteer include:

  • Junior Races
  • 3K Walk Cheerleaders
  • Supporting the Carnival area
    • Face Painting & Tattoos
    • Carnival Games
  • Registration/Information/Volunteer Booth
  • Refreshment Stations

We hope you will also recruit your family, friends, and colleagues to register to volunteer or to come out and join the fun. Proof of vaccination is required to volunteer/join the event.


Sign Up Here:


Volunteer Orientation:
Thursday, May 19, 2022 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
YAI Headquarters | 220 East 42nd Street, 7th Floor, 10017

  • More information will be provided after registration
  • Volunteers will receive a complimentary 2022 Central Park Challenge Volunteer t-shirt.


Please send any questions to


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About YAI-Network


220 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017, US

Mission Statement

YAI is a network of agencies offering children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities a comprehensive range of services. YAI is committed to seeing beyond disability, providing opportunities for people to live, love, work, and learn in their communities.


Founded in 1957, YAI remains at the forefront of an extraordinary movement aimed at empowering the people we support and their families. YAI’s workforce of more than 4,000 employees provides a comprehensive range of services and supports, including supportive housing, education, medical, dental, and mental health care, job training, community integration, and social enrichment for more than 20,000 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout downstate New York and northern New Jersey.


Arts & Culture
People with Disabilities
Arts & Culture, Community, People with Disabilities


Sat Jun 04, 2022
06:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Naumburg Bandshell, Central ParkNew York, NY 10019


  • Event Management
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Ushering
  • Retail / Sales
  • People Skills
  • Stage Management


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • There are different shits available, depending on the activity you sign up for. For example: CARNIVAL AREA | FACE PAINTING & TATTOOS Shifts: 6:00 AM – 9:00 AM & 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • To Sign up to volunteer please go to ( and register.

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