Volunteer Greeter Program - Prospect Park Alliance
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Prospect Park Alliance Volunteer Greeter Program

Please check back for information on the 2020 Volunteer Greeter Program.

Prospect Park Alliance seeks Volunteer Greeters to provide valuable assistance to the millions of visitors to Prospect Park, improving visitor experience and raising awareness of the Alliance during events on weekends and select evenings. Volunteer Greeters will receive training for this position and must be friendly, outgoing and comfortable working outside at locations throughout the park.

Prospect Park Alliance is a non-profit organization that sustains, restores and advances Prospect Park, Brooklyn’s Backyard, for the diverse communities that call Brooklyn home. The Alliance provides critical staff and resources that keep the park green and vibrant. Learn more about the Alliance and our work in the park.

Commitments

  • Volunteer for a minimum of 3 two-hour shifts on weekends and/or select evenings between April – October 2019 (availability for select events and activities in the off-season is an added plus)
    • If you would like to volunteer with a friend, please note on your application. All volunteers must fill out a separate application.
  • Volunteer at locations throughout the park
  • Must be able attend training session prior to start of volunteer season

Responsibilities

  • Welcome and greet Prospect Park visitors as a representative of Prospect Park Alliance
  • Answer questions about the park and Prospect Park Alliance
  • Distribute materials (maps, Prospect Park Alliance members brochures, etc.) and help facilitate marketing activities (marketing raffles and other promotions)
  • Assist Prospect Park Alliance staff in setting up tent, table, and literature displays (must be able to lift 10lbs)

Benefits

  • Attend major Prospect Park events such as Philharmonic in the Park, summer movies, and more while raising awareness for the Alliance and its stewardship of the park
  • Option to greet at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! summer concerts
  • Alliance Volunteer T-shirt

Qualifications

  • 18+ years of age
  • Friendly and outgoing personality
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Interest in learning about Prospect Park and Prospect Park Alliance
  • Ability to work in locations throughout the park
  • Ability to work independently in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to lift 10lbs

If interested, by March 15, please complete the online application or email your application to VolunteerGreeters@prospectpark.org or mail to:

Marketing Department, Attn: Volunteer Greeter Program 
Prospect Park Alliance 
95 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215 

Resume is optional but recommended. No phone calls, please. All applicants will be notified on the outcome of the application.

 

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2019 season. Please check back for information on the 2020 Greeter Program.

No phone calls, please.

All applicants will be notified on the outcome of the application.