The York Street gardens will close at 3 p.m. on July 1 and 2 for concerts.

Volunteer Experiences

Long­-term: Adult Volunteer Programs

Short term/episodic: Special Events

  • One-­time opportunities
  • Diverse range of volunteer roles at every event
  • Fulfillment of student community service credit
  • Experience working with the public and special events team

Short term/episodic: Bioblitzes

  • Help Gardens’ botanists blitz the High Line Canal this summer
  • Observe plant species along this recreational greenway
  • Hone your identification skills and learn about the importance of plant biodiversity

Youth: Teen Volunteer Programs

  • Opportunities for students between the ages of 13-17
  • Summer Teen Volunteer Program
  • Gardens Teen Leaders Program

Corporate & Community Groups

Post­-9/11 veterans


Contact Us

For more information, send email to or call 720-­865-­3609.


Community Service

  • York Street does not have any court­-ordered community service opportunities available. Please visit Metro Volunteers for open opportunities.
  • Chatfield Farms does have court­-ordered community service opportunities available. Please contact for more information.