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.
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Catskill Park Volunteer

Volunteer in the Catskill Park!

Volunteers in the Catskill Park are responsibile 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.   

Pequannock Watershed 08/23/2013
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!

various parks 04/01/2013
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 Maintainer: Delaware Water Gap - V94

If you like getting your boots dirty, try getting your gloves dirty, too.

Delaware Water Gap NRA 03/25/2013
Trail Mainainter FDR Park

Fun Multiuse trail looking for maintainers 

Westchester County 03/25/2013
Trail Maintainer: Shawangunk Ridge Trail- V64

Give back to the Gunks.

Shawangunk Ridge 03/17/2013
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.

Shawangunk Ridge 08/14/2012
Trail Supervisor: Catskills - V98

Join the team that maintains over 200 miles of backcountry trails.

Catskill Forest Preserve 06/27/2012
Lenape Trail Co-Chair - V99

Take a lead role in building a unique outdoor recreational asset.

Essex County, NJ 06/15/2012
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
Trail Crew Leader: Long Distance Crew - V87

Would you like to lead crew trips on the Appalachian Trail, Long Path, and Highlands Trail?

Orange & Rockland Counties, NY 01/26/2012
Trail Crew Chief: East Hudson - V24

A rare opportunity to work with regional Trail Chairs and Trail Supervisors to lead crew trips through the East Hudson region.

East Hudson Region 03/07/2011
Trail Maintainer: South Taconic, NY - V21

Enjoy spectacular views while maintaining and supporting this unique trail system!  Trail sections range from 1 to 2.2 miles.

S. Columbia County, NY 03/06/2011
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