Opportunity Details


Age Minimum (with Adult): 12+, Minimum Age:15+, Orientation Required

Summertime Gardening Along the Southwest Corridor

Come join the Southwest Corridor Park Conservancy prepare for the summer season by weeding and pruning shrubs along the park. Volunteers will also be dead heading roses to prepare for new growth. Please bring water, wear comfortable shoes and clothing that can get dirty.

Youth-Friendly, 12+. All volunteers under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult over 18 years old. All volunteers under 18 years old must bring a Permission Form signed by a parent or guardian to give to the Project Leader. Please email youth@bostoncares.org or call 617-422-0910 x206 if you would like to bring youth to this project.

T-Accessible: Orange Line (Mass Ave)

This project is reserved for Boston Cares members who have attended an orientation.

About the Southwest Corridor Park Conservancy:
Since 2004, the Southwest Corridor Park Conservancy works to restore and enrich the Southwest Corridor Park for current and future generations. The 4.7-mile, 50-acre park is sited along the MBTA's Orange Line transit corridor and serves 130,000 residents and commuters. In partnership with the public, adjacent businesses, educational and cultural institutions, the Southwest Corridor Park Conservancy gathers resources to restore and maintain the Park, its plantings, structures, play areas, and community programs.


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