Volunteer Work/Jobs

SUMMER FUN FOR NYC MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS

Registration is open for two summer intensives that allow middle school students to explore New York City’s green spaces and waterways. Both programs are free but require submitting an online application for enrollment. Space is limited. COASTAL CLASSROOM FREE SUMMER INSTITUTE Based at Kaiser Park, Coney Island, this five-week summer intensive offers a wide-range of hands-on opportunities and field experiences designed to explore diverse aquatic habitats throughout New York City. Learn

April at Bartow Pell Mansion

APRIL All events to take place at Bartow-Pell unless otherwise noted. First Friday! Music Friday, April 3, 5:30–8:30 p.m.   Back by popular demand, folk band Hawthorne featuring the talented Nat Osborn, Aimee Bayles, Stu Mahan, and Karna Ray, opens the 2015 First Friday season. Enjoy the music, explore the mansion, stroll the garden, and savor light refreshments. Then hop on the free Bronx Seaside Trolley for a ride to

Volunteer at NYC Parks' Trees Count! 2015

DATE: Volunteer opportunities May through November 2015 LOCATION: Locations Citywide DETAILS: Volunteers will help map and record critical information about individual trees on each and every city block. In all boroughs, we’ll be hosting mapping events where volunteers can band together to do this important work. The data will help to create a citywide street map to guide planning decisions and inform future planting and stewardship efforts to ensure equitable distribution of trees

Job Posting: Bronx Children's Museum Educators

BRONX CHILDREN’S MUSEUM EDUCATORS The Bronx Children’s Museum is seeking talented educators to guide children through our mobile exhibit “Rivers on the Go!” The exhibit is housed in the Bronx Children’s Museum bus that travels to schools, community organizations, and shelters within the South Bronx.   The educators would travel to these locations and guide children between the ages of 4-8 years old to learn about the natural wildlife located

Claremont Park Community Day

Chestnut Holdings partners with The Bronx is Blooming and The NYC Department of Parks and Rec to beautify and restore Claremont Park for the Bronx community. Enjoy a great day of bulb planting, tree stewardship, flowerbed restoration and community relation activities including:   ·         Health screenings courtesy of Bronx Lebanon Hospital ·         Bicycle safety course presented by the New York Police Department ·         Library card enrollment listing with the New York Public Library ·         Complimentary

Free events at Bartow Pell Mansion

Volunteer Garden Clean-Up Day Saturday, April 12 10 a.m.  – 1 p.m.   Join us for a Con Edison-sponsored garden clean-up morning to help make the grounds look beautiful for our upcoming centennial celebrations. Coffee and doughnuts available. Long sleeves, socks, long pants, and sturdy footwear strongly recommended. Cost Free Registration requested 718.885.1461 or info@bpmm.org Edible Gardening Workshop Saturday, April 26  10 – 11 a.m.   Children’s Garden Manager Lauren Gill

Volunteer Opportunities to help struggling readers

Reading Partners is a literacy nonprofit organization that connects passionate community members with struggling readers to help students build strong literacy skills, gain confidence, and discover a passion for reading. They are currently recruiting caring community members to participate in their Reading Partners volunteer tutoring programs. Currently there are three schools in the Bronx partnered with the program. If you are interested in volunteering, visit http://info.readingpartners.org/volunteer-in-new-york for more information.   Digg

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