Morningside Heights Scavenger Hunt – Volunteer Opportunity

Morningside Area Alliance is seeking a team of 8 Neighborhood Guides with a passion for architecture and exploring new neighborhoods for a one-time volunteer opportunity on Saturday, October 11, 2014. You will work as part of a team of volunteers and neighborhood residents to introduce hundreds of visitors to Morningside Heights, also known as Manhattan’s Oasis on the Hill, or “Academic Acropolis.” Guides will give directions (training provided), distribute a beautiful color promotional brochure of neighborhood sites, and help families participate in the Morningside Heights Scavenger Hunt.

Location: Meet at the Morningside Area Alliance Booth at 116th and Broadway during the 22nd Annual Upper Broadway Fall Festival.

Duties: Greet visitors. Assist families with interactive GARGOLYES OF MORNINGSIDE booth exhibit. Help form teams for the Morningside Heights Scavenger Hunt. Some volunteers will do a bit of walking, and all will be standing most of their shifts. Taking photographs. Soliciting feedback on the event (survey).

Times: Available Shifts or Stay the Whole Day!

Contact: or 212-749-1570

Let us know when you are available!
About OHNY Weekend – October 11 & 12, 2014

For two days each October, OHNY Weekend unlocks the doors to New York’s most important buildings, offering an extraordinary opportunity to experience the city and meet the people who design, build, and preserve New York. From historic to contemporary, residential to industrial, hundreds of sites across the five boroughs are open to visit, with tours, talks, performances and other special events taking place over the course of the weekend. Through the unparalleled access that it enables, OHNY Weekend deepens our understanding of the importance of architecture and urban design to fostering a more vibrant civic life and helps catalyze a citywide conversation about how to build a better New York.

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