Volunteer in Your Park

Volunteer Days

We welcome corporate groups interested in making an impact in their community by volunteering!

For more information about our engagement programs, including our Volunteer Days, please email or call 212-757-0981.

At this time, all Park programming is suspended to slow the spread of COVID-19, including Volunteer Days. We look forward to rolling up our sleeves in the Park with you, and will update this page with further scheduling information as we have it. Please visit here for a complete list of program and facilities changes in Hudson River Park.

Hudson River Park's Volunteer Program

Volunteers play a vital role in the keeping the Park looking great year-round and are a key part of the Hudson River Park community.

Hudson River Park Friends, a non-profit dedicated to the completion, care and enhancement of the Park, is proud to provide numerous opportunities for the public to give back through gardening, environmental cleanup, events and more!

For more information on how you can get involved, please contact us at


Neighborhood Gardener Program

Give back to the Park by gardening alongside our amazing Horticulture staff by volunteering as a Neighborhood Gardener. Learn more about the flora and fauna while developing your green thumb in your community’s backyard!

HRPK Green Team

Join our enthusiastic team of Saturday volunteers who meet monthly to roll up their sleeves and meet their neighbors while beautifying a specific section of the Park, check out upcoming volunteer dates

Volunteer Days

Volunteer Days provide a meaningful way for corporate groups to give back to the community, while building comradery and corporate culture through fun and rewarding outdoor projects. Volunteer Days are an exclusive benefit of our Corporate Membership program designed to engage companies and their employees with the best the Park has to offer.

Compost Volunteers

Are you passionate about making your local community more sustainable? Volunteer as a Hudson River Park Compost Facilitator! Compost Facilitators work alongside Park horticulturists in our Compost Center to maintain and process compost materials, record data and more! 


Encourage your students to become responsible citizens through our school group program, designed to educate children about the importance of Park preservation, public green spaces and civic service.

Special Events Volunteers

Hudson River Park offers a variety programs, events and fundraisers every year. Special Event Volunteers get a behind-the-scenes look at the Park’s event execution, with opportunities to greet and provide information to the public, administer surveys, help facilitate programs, act as Park ambassadors and more! Special Event Volunteers are a crucial support for premier events such as our annual Gala and public events throughout the summer.