Earth Keepers in Jersey City
Liberty State Park is known to many as a local treasure. Volunteer to maintain this beautiful park while enjoying wonderful views of the harbor, Lady Liberty, and Ellis Island. Volunteers are needed to support various gardening projects including weeding, mulching, clean-up, removing invasive botanical species and planting.
This is a rain or shine project and starts promptly at 9:00 am with the agency contact. We suggest you arrive by 8:45 am. Please note: If you arrive later than 9:00 am at the starting point it's highly likely you will not find the group.
We will email a map of where to meet the day before the project. Please call us if you did not receive the email on Friday before 3 pm.
Please be sure to wear closed-toed shoes/boots, hats, work gloves if possible, insect repellent, sunscreen, and long pants to protect yourself while gardening
Bring water and snacks
This is a labor-intensive project and all volunteers must have the capacity to complete the tasks noted in the description above.
All projects have non-negotiable age restrictions that are noted on the upper right side of each project description. Children under 18 must have a parent or guardian on site at all times. Additionally, they will need to complete a State Park form (on site) and a Jersey Cares Youth Waiver which can be either submitted online prior to the opportunity, or it can be brought to the project.
Volunteer Guidelines: COVID-19
Please follow masking guidelines as set by federal, state, and local governments. Individual organizations may still require masks to be worn.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
Clean and wash your hands before, during, and after volunteering for a minimum of 20 seconds.
If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
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Waivers: All projects have non-negotiable age restrictions that are noted on the upper right side of each project description. If you meet the age restriction but are under 18, please have a parent or legal guardian complete the required youth waiver and bring with you to the project. Adults attending the project can expedite the registration process by printing the adult waiver in advance, sign and bring with you.
Age Minimum (with Adult): 14+, Minimum Age:18+
Log in or Register
In order to register for this opportunity you must log in to an existing account or register to create a new account.
Signup with team
This link allows you to participate in this opportunity with a team. When you click on the link you will have the option to:
- Choose an existing team you're already a member or captain of, or
- Create a new team to sign up.
Please respond to the following questions in order to signup for this opportunity: