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Workshop for Volunteers: Staten Island Parks Connections

Saturday, September 28, 2019

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.

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Join Partnerships for Parks for our annual Staten Island Parks Connections to mix and mingle with community leaders and NYC Parks staff in your borough. At this networking event and workshop, discover strategic ways to recruit volunteers and keep them engaged. Whether you’re a first time or seasoned volunteer, enjoy a free brunch and good company as we celebrate the community of Staten Island park advocates and work to make it stronger!


  • A rundown of the latest resources and staff here to support you
  • Characteristics of a thriving park group 
  • Tips on keeping volunteers motivated and engaged 
  • Inspiration from active & experienced community leaders 

Featured Speakers: To be announced.

At Partnerships for Parks, we help people, organizations, and government work together to support NYC parks, gardens, trees, and other green spaces. Our free workshops are a great way to network and learn the skills needed to start, build, or sustain your park group.


Greenbelt Nature Center in Blood Root Valley Accessible
700 Rockland Avenue at Brielle Avenue
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Recreation CentersGreenbelt Recreation Center

New York City’s recreation centers and indoor pools remain closed to the general public until further notice to provide COVID-19 related services as well as free childcare options for children who are scheduled for blended learning. To learn more or to apply for the childcare program, please visit the New York City Department of Education’s Learning Bridges program page.

Once we reopen, NYC Parks will extend all existing recreation center memberships to cover the length of time we are closed to the general public.

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