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Volunteer in Prospect Park

Prospect Park Alliance engages thousands of volunteers annually to help keep Brooklyn’s Backyard green, vibrant and welcoming. The volunteer season runs from April through November, register today to become a volunteer.

Full vaccination is now required in order to attend volunteer events at Prospect Park. Face coverings (masks) are not required for volunteers during outdoor projects. Volunteers are welcome to wear masks at their discretion.

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Become a Volunteer

Register with the Alliance to volunteer in Prospect Park.

Volunteer Portal

Browse upcoming opportunities, register for an event, update your volunteer profile and more.

Corporate Volunteering

Learn more about corporate volunteering opportunities in Prospect Park.

Community Group Volunteering

Prospect Park Alliance offers volunteer opportunities for non-profit community groups with up to 15 participants during select public weekend programs.

It's My Park Day

Join Prospect Park Alliance for It’s My Park Day to care for the park after busy weekends! Lend a hand on April 22, May 6 and May 20 at locations across the park.

Spring Spruce Up Events

Help care for the park on Thursdays from 10 am – 1 pm from April to early June. Adult volunteers will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of projects around the park to prepare for the busy season ahead.

Park Pitch In Events

Join Prospect Park Alliance for a special Park Pitch In event on select weekends throughout the season to celebrate the park and our environment!  Volunteers will tackle a range of projects from tree care to removing invasive plants and weeds, picking up trash and much more!

Summer Spruce Up

Join Prospect Park Alliance to help care for the park while exploring Brooklyn’s Backyard at the Summer Spruce Up  series.

Junior Volunteer Corps

Stay tuned for Fall 2024 to join Prospect Park Alliance on select Saturdays and Sundays to help rake leaves and tackle litter. Families and children ages 4+ can the value of service and meet other families and children while giving back.