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Volunteer Opportunities On-trail
Make a visible impact and feel rewarded by volunteering for the NY-NJ Trail Conference on the trails! Available on-trail vacancies are listed below.
To volunteer with one of our Trail Crews, click here for crew schedules and information.
Click on a Volunteer Position (left-most column) to see the details of a vacancy and to apply.
|Open Volunteer Position||Description||Location||Updated|
|North West Jersey Trail Maintainer||
Enjoy breathtaking views while helping to maintain the trails in West Jersey
|North West Jersey||12/29/2014|
|North Jersey Trail Maintainer||
Come join us in preserving the Hiking Trail in historic North Jersey
|North East Jersey Trail Maintainer||
Enjoy maintaining the trails just outside New York City while feeling like your hours away from New York City.
|North East New Jersey||12/29/2014|
|Harriman and Bear Mountain State Park Trail Maintainer||
Come volunteer in one of the most historic parks in our region
|Harriman Bear Mountain||12/29/2014|
|West Hudson Trail Maintainer||
Come help us protect amazing hikes for every skill level.
|Western half of the Hudson Valley||12/29/2014|
|Catskill Park Volunteer||
Volunteer in the Catskill Park!
Volunteers in the Catskill Park are responsible for a number of stewardship activities including work on trails, lean-tos, fire towers, fishing areas, boat launches and more.
|Catskill Forest Preserve||03/21/2014|
|Trail Maintainer; Pequannock Watershed||
Two remote trail sections in the Pequannock Watershed are in need of TLC. Clipping/lopping/blazing are needed. Strong hikers who like 'back country' will enjoy these two sections.
Bring a friend and work as a team if desired for both sections.
|AT Endangered Plant Monitor||
A new Appalachian Trail opportunity.
|Harriman State Park, NY area||04/03/2013|
|Invasives Strike Force Volunteer||
Last year more than 100 volunteers surveyed over 210 miles of trail for invasive plants!
|Trail Maintainer: Staten Island - V06||
Help repair and maintain a section of the beautiful Staten Island Greenbelt Circular Trail.
|Staten Island, NY||03/25/2013|
|Trail Maintainer: Catskills - V34||
Follow a scenic cascade through a valley or a rugged trail to mountain views - get involved and join the Trail Conference volunteers and member clubs who maintain over 200 miles of trails in the Catskill Park and the neighboring Catskill Mountains region.
|Catskill Forest Preserve||03/25/2013|
|Trail Maintainer: Long Path North - V54||
Would you like to maintain a section of the famous Long Path?
|Long Path - Catskills North||03/25/2013|
|Lean-to Caretaker: Catskills - V73||
The Trail Conference is responsible for the maintenance of 28 lean-tos in the Catskill Park. Volunteers help maintain the lean-to, clean up the surrounding site and keep side trails and overflow campsites open and accessible.
|Catskill Forest Preserve||03/25/2013|
|Trail Maintainer: Minnewaska State Park - V79||
Scenic points, cliffs, hills, kills, and carriageways!
|Minnewaska State Park||03/25/2013|
|Trail Maintainer: Highlands Trail - V86||
A trail built to highlight what's best about our region. Only one thing is missing--you!
|NY & NJ||03/25/2013|
|Trail Maintainer: Lenape Trail - V89||
This New Jersey trail is a real hidden gem.
|Essex County, NJ||03/25/2013|
|Trail Mainainter FDR Park||
Fun Multiuse trail looking for maintainers
|Trail Maintainer: Shawangunk Ridge Trail- V64||
Give back to the Gunks.
|Trail Maintainers for Hanover Farm and Environmental Center||
Maintainer wanted for great trails near their own backyard
|Hanover Farm and Environmental Center||03/11/2013|
|Trail Supervisor: Shawangunk Ridge Trail - V103||
Help run the Ridge.
|Trail Supervisor: Catskills - V98||
Join the team that maintains over 200 miles of backcountry trails.
|Catskill Forest Preserve||06/27/2012|
|Trail Supervisor: High Point State Park - V95||
Can you fill one of New Jersey's highest positions?
|High Point State Park||03/08/2012|
|Trail Supervisor: Jenny Jump - V97||
Would you jump at the chance to be supervisor here?
|Jenny Jump State Forest||03/08/2012|
|Corridor Monitor: AT Dutchess South Lands - V22||
Just 1 vacancy remains to monitor the trail lands boundaries in the Taconic section of the AT.
|AT - Dutchess South, near Pawling||03/06/2011|
|Corridor Monitor: AT Dutchess Middle Lands - V23||
Monitor the trail lands boundaries in the Nuclear Lake section of the AT.
|AT - Dutchess Middle Lands||03/06/2011|
|Corridor Monitor: AT Putnam Section - V10||
Monitor Putnam AT trail lands boundaries.
|AT - Putnam Section||03/05/2011|