It’s no secret that New Yorkers are pros at paying it forward, so we’re here to share some volunteering opportunities in NYC that call for your time and attention this February. Find a cause you’re passionate about and get ready to start making a difference.
Start getting this waterfront neighborhood in shape for springtime by getting your hands a little dirty and taking part in weeding, mulching, planting, raking, painting, and other tasks.
Help clean and protect the wetlands of Brooklyn (yes, the borough does have nature) by removing debris and other trash from the beach area.
Bring your bike and go off-roading for seven miles before building and maintaining trails at this Staten Island park.
Give back before you even get to work at this early morning meal prep session that includes chopping veggies and packaging meals to be delivered to New Yorkers in need.
Sort items and serve clients at this pantry that provides free meals to fellow New Yorkers.
Spend a Saturday afternoon removing dirt, leaves, and garbage from the John T. Brush Stairway area. Volunteers will be treated to light snacks, water, and coffee or hot chocolate from Dunkin' Donuts.
If you’re a history buff, sign up to learn how you can share your love for the past with museum visitors as a docent or program volunteer.
Volunteer with Behind the Book, a non-profit literacy organization that help New York City public school students to channel their creativity through writing stories.
Help supervise weekly workshops with kids who are interested in growing a start-up business. Topics will cover product development, market research, social media marketing, and business management.
If you're passionate about mitigating the fashion industry’s impact on people and the planet, join this event to find out how you can help make a difference. All kinds of skills are needed!
Join GreenThumb to find out how you can begin hosting young helpers in your local gardens to foster a love of the outdoors and community.