Whether you want to help build young writers’ confidence or clean up your neighborhood park while getting some exercise in, there’s no need to go through a long screening process with mandatory work hours for these unique volunteer events. Simply sign up and come out. You’ll give back to your neighborhood and meet some cool people at the same time.
Do something a little different for happy hour: Round up some friends and help clean up McCarren Park in Williamsburg with the Good.Clean.Fun. organization and a bunch of your neighbors.
Join the Muslim-Jewish Solidarity Committee for a day of work and kinship on a Brooklyn farm. Turn compost, plant flowers, and weed garden beds, then reflect on your morning over lunch together.
Bring your sticks to this monthly knitting circle, where you'll use your skills to craft the exact items that local communities need right now.
The Swedish fitness craze of "plogging," or jogging and picking up trash at the same time, comes to the Brooklyn waterfront this summer, led by a personal trainer who loves your city as much as you do
Become a "Story Pirate" for a night and help influence young people to keep writing with positive feedback and helpful discussion, all while enjoying heartwarming stories and unique talents.
Help New Alternatives achieve their mission of empowering homeless LGBTQ youth by spending an evening preparing and serving dinner at their headquarters, followed by a time for reflection.
At this beautiful park's monthly clean-up day, you'll help paint, plant, and weed, while enjoying a beautiful view over the Hudson river.
Bring joy (and food) to over 200 people in need at The Bowery Mission's monthly volunteer-based dinner, where you'll prep ingredients, serve on the buffet, and help clean up after.
Learn how compost works (and how to make it) with the NYC Compost Project at the Queens Botanical Garden, improving both your gardening skills and our local green spaces at the same time.