Preserving Staten's Island's Great Outdoors


Volunteer with us!

From trail maintenance to trail races and special events, we rely on volunteers to keep the Greenbelt in great hiking shape.  Volunteers of all ages are welcome to  join us.  In addition to outdoor projects, we have clerical opportunities as well. Community and school service credit may be arranged.

For volunteer opportunities, please contact Jeanne Doyle Paliswiat, Special Projects & Volunteer Coordinator at  718.667.2165, extension 115.

Below are some upcoming volunteer opportunities. Check back often as we add events. 

Saturday, March 9 at 10 am in High Rock Park: Forest Restoration with the Protectors of Pine Oak Woods.  Click here for all the details.

Frog Watch Monthly Monitoring Sessions:  March through August on the second Tuesday of the month, during the evening, we will monitor for frog activity in the Greenbelt’s wetlands.  We meet in a different location each month, and at a slightly different time. This series takes place in the evening. Check our calendar for the monthly details. Contact to volunteer to assist.

Sunday, March 24 at 11 am – Conservation in High Rock Park. Click here for all the details. 

Thursday, April 25 from 3 – 7 pm: High Rock Challenge Race Bag Pick-up.  Join our team to help distribute race bibs and T-shirts before race day.  Contact us at 

Saturday, April 27, 7 am – 2 pm: High Rock Challenge Trail/Obstacle Race. Be a part of this exciting event by helping us hand out water, distribute race medals, give directions along the trail and manage the finish line.   Talk about a fun day!  Contact us at: