Volunteers are the backbone of NBK Parks. From fun events like waterfront concerts and the opening McCarren Park Pool to crises like the Covid-19 pandemic, our volunteers have led the way—ensuring our local parks and green spaces are well-cared for and welcoming spaces for all!

Garden Club: Open Volunteer

  • The Garden Club is Back! This May through November, we are offering open volunteer sessions at Under the K Bridge Park, where you can learn how to identify native and invasive plant species, propagate and transplant plants from our nursery, weed beds, care for trees, manage pests, amend the soil, and connect with neighbors as you help transform this dynamic space. Led by NBK Parks Director of Horticulture, Lisa Bloodgood and our garden experts – select Fridays and Saturdays every month. –>> Sign Up Today!

Graphic Design Intern

  • Two Intern positions are open for students currently attending college or graduate school with a focus on Graphic Design and Digital Media. The candidate will assist the Deputy Director & Public Relations and Fundraising Managers with the layout and production of digital and print projects. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is required, a healthy obsession with design apps is helpful, and hand illustration skills are a plus. Candidates should have good communication, organization, and computer skills. Please send a CV and include links to your portfolio or work examples to info@nbkparks.org
    • Six-month commitment 
    • Two consecutive week-days or ten hours per week is preferred
    • College Credit can be arranged
    • A small monthly stipend is offered to help offset expenses