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QBG Community Volunteer & Internship Fair

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Location

Location

Queens Botanical Garden

43-50 Main Street

Flushing, NY 11355

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Event description

Description

Meet friendly Queens Botanical Garden staff (Horticulture, Herb Garden, Urban Bee Garden, Children’s Garden, Public Programs, and General Volunteers) and the following local community partners to learn about current volunteer and internship opportunities:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City
Divya Jyoti Center
Gallop NYC
Jackson Heights Beautification Group
Make the Road
Queens Y (Commonpoint Queens)
Reading Partners
Selfhelp Community Services
Share Family Supports
Together We Can

The event is held in the Visitor & Administration Building Auditorium.

From 2 to 3:30pm, there will also be yoga and meditation mini sessions by Divya Jyoti Center (that is also recruiting for volunteers!) in the Visitor & Administration Building Meeting Room.

For more information: volunteer@queensbotanical.org or 718-886-3800 Ext 216.

TIP:
Find out what it's like to volunteer at the Garden first-hand! Before the fair from 10am to 1pm the same day, Sunday, March 31, join QBG for the March for the Earth Volunteer Day for a variety of gardening activities (registration required).

Also, be sure to check out:
- QBG's "What to See, What to Do" guide for where to find notable plants out in the Garden: https://queensbotanical.org/what-to-do-see
- "In Full Bloom" exhibit in the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery, featuring three artists presenting work inspired by the shape and form of flowers and bodies in nature.

Individual sign-up ONLY. To arrange for a separate large, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please email volunteer@queensbotanical.org.

CANCELLATIONS

In the case that an event is cancelled, you will be notified via email.

COMMUNICATIONS

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PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEOGRAPHY

Queens Botanical Garden (QBG) occasionally photographs or films visitors and activities on site to support our mission in promotional media and materials, including print, online, broadcast, and social media. By attending this event, you grant permission to QBG use your likeness in perpetuity, in all forms of print and digital media used to promote, publicize, or advertise the Garden, its activities, and programs. If you do not give QBG permission to take and use your image, you must notify an event organizer or staff when you arrive for this event. QBG cannot be held responsible for third-party publications. QBG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

MISSED VOLUNTEER DAY POLICY

We rely on volunteers to make our programs a success and consider registration to be a commitment of attendance. After two missed volunteer days with no notice of cancellation from you, your future registrations will be canceled under the Garden’s discretion. You will have to appeal to be considered for further volunteer days with QBG.

GARDEN ETIQUETTE

QBG staff strives to provide a place of peace, beauty, and safety for the quiet enjoyment of our visitors. QBG is a living museum, a collection of gardens for the study, culture, exhibition, and display of plants. We encourage our visitors to explore, enjoy, and be respectful of our plant collections and to be considerate of fellow guests as well. For more guidelines on garden etiquette, visit our website.

GETTING TO QBG

By public transportation, take the number 7 subway line to Main Street, the Long Island Rail Road (Port Washington line) to Main Street/Flushing, or the Q44-SBS or Q20 bus. For driving directions and more information, please visit our website.

ABOUT QBG

QBG is an urban oasis where people, plants and cultures are celebrated through inspiring gardens, innovative educational programs and real-world applications of environmental stewardship. QBG is located on property owned by the City of New York, and its operation is made possible in part by public funds provided through the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Queens Borough President, the New York City Council, State elected officials, the New York State Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, along with corporate, foundation, and individual supporters. For more information, visit www.queensbotanical.org or call (718) 886-3800.

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Location

Queens Botanical Garden

43-50 Main Street

Flushing, NY 11355

View Map

Refund Policy

Contact the organizer to request a refund.

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