Volunteer with us

Volunteers are critical to healthy, beautiful parks. Join the thousands of enthusiastic, dedicated volunteers that offer their time through these opportunities:

Volunteer days

Sign up below for community events held throughout the parks.

Horticulture volunteers

Help maintain park gardens on our regularly held weekdays weeding events. Learn more here.

Corporate and community days

Coordinate a three- or four-hour volunteer outing for your company or community group. Learn more here.

Urban EcoStewards

Take on your own piece of the park as a long-term Urban EcoSteward. Learn more here.

Tabling volunteers

Promote the parks and our mission at area events. Learn more here.

Data entry volunteers

Spend some time with us working on data management. Learn more here.


Volunteer days

South Side Park Volunteer Day
Saturday, September 13th
9:00am - 1:00pm
Meet at Quarry Field Parking Lot (18th Street)
Volunteer to tackle invasive plants and litter on the hillsides of South Side Park. A light breakfast will be provided courtesy of Giant Eagle

Panther Hollow Extravaganza
Saturday, October 18th
10:00am - 2:00pm
Meet at Bartlett Shelter
Sign up for one of our biggest volunteer days of the year as we plant trees, build trails, and beautify Schenley Park.

Highland Park Volunteer Day
Saturday, October 25th
9:00am - 1:00pm
Meet at the Farmhouse
Volunteer to remove invasive plants and beautify Highland Park.

Frick Park Volunteer Day
Saturday, November 1st
9:00am - 1:00pm
Meet at Blue Slide Playground
Help us plant trees, remove invasive plants, and care for Frick Park.

Riverview Park Volunteer Day
Saturday, November 8th
9:00am - 1:00pm
Meet at the park main entrance
Help us plant trees, remove invasive plants, and beautify Riverview Park.

Greenprint Volunteer Day
Saturday, November 15th
9:00am - 1:00pm
Meet at Kennard Field
Join us as we work alongside our partners in the Hill District to beautify Kennard Field. This is a Greenprint volunteer day.

Thank you to our 2014 volunteer day sponsors: Changin' Time Laundry ServicesEast End Food Co-op, Giant Eagle, Student Conservation Association, and Whole Foods Market

Questions? Email volunteer@pittsburghparks.org to find out more about getting involved.


  • South Side Park Volunteer Day, September 13th
  • Panther Hollow Extravaganza, October 18th
  • Highland Park Volunteer Day, October 25th
  • Frick Park Volunteer Day, November 1st
  • Riverview Park Volunteer Day, November 8th
  • Kennard Field Volunteer Day, November 15th




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