Volunteer opportunity description

Join the Freshkills Park Alliance and NYC Parks Department for a volunteer day at Schmul Park on September 25th.  Learn how to support your public spaces through upcycling and community service. 

Together we will help Schmul Park!

Registration: By registering for this event, you confirm you will provide your own transportation. 

Location: We will meet at Schmul Park ( Pearson St. & Watson Ave). By public transportation take the S62 or S92 to Victory Blvd/ Wild Ave.  

Gear: Wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty, long pants are preferred.  Closed-toe shoes like sneakers or boots are required.   Please also bring water and sunblock.  Gardening gloves will be provided.

Technology: Feel free to take photos, but consider carefully before bringing any electronic devices with you as they may possibly get wet, damaged, or dropped during the program.

Cancellation: This event will be canceled if registration is too low, or if there is a 60% or greater chance of rain on the day of the event. You will be asked to confirm your registration by email before the event. As we receive cancellations, names will be added from the waitlist. If you know you will be unable to attend, please cancel your registration by email so we can fill the reservation. info@freshkillspark.org

Covid-19 Precautions: 

Masks, Gloves, and Hand sanitizer will be available. 

All gardening equipment will be sanitized before and after the event. 

By participating in this event you are acknowledging that you and your guests have not experienced a fever, not tested positive for COVID-19, and have not been exposed to anyone with COVID-19 within 14 days of the event. Should you develop symptoms after registration, please cancel your registration by email.


To learn about upcoming volunteer opportunities to visit Freshkills Park, join the mailing list

Can't make it?  You can still help by promoting our volunteer projects with your friends and neighbors. Students can receive credit for community service hours.  We will also be adding more volunteer opportunities as the season continues.



Registration: By registering for this event, you confirm you will provide your own transportation. 

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Restrictions: You will be asked to sign an activity waiver before participating in the program.  Volunteers must be 14 years+ to participate.

Our volunteer needs

We need volunteers on these days:
September 25, 2021

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About the organization

The Freshkills Park Alliance

Karl Vetter
Program Development Coordinator
(929) 481-2795
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