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Volunteering with GrowNYC


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GrowNYC has many opportunities for volunteers to dig in and improve New York City's environment block by block and community by community.  Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older. 

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Greenmarket volunteers help with at-market promotions like cooking demonstrations and community outreach. Attending an orientation is mandatory before volunteering.

Office of Recycling Outreach and Education volunteers conduct interactive recycling demonstrations, ensure proper recycling at street fairs and other events, provide translation assistance and more. Our monthly volunteer orientations are recommended. 

Open Space Greening volunteers assist by planting, mulching, spreading dirt, and cleaning up community gardens and other neighborhood greening projects.