Trail Race Aid Station Volunteer

Description: 

Each year, the Trail Conference is regularly represented at trail races throughout the region. Volunteers are often stationed at aid stations that provide water fill-ups, first-aid stations and whatever else that the Trail Conference can contribute to keep the runners on the trail and healthy!  There is also the opportunity to provide outreach materials, maps, books, and general information on what we do and how others can get involved and join us in stewardship. The type of table varies with each race and is listed below.

Since 1920, the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference has been committed to educating and assisting the public in the safe, enjoyable, and responsible use of trails. Become a Trail Race Volunteer to be a part of that legacy!

Responsibilities:

  • Distribute water and first aid supplies when necessary.
  • Educate the public about the Trail Conference, our mission, and what we do for the trails.
  • Encourage safe and responsible trail use, including the principles set forth by Leave No Trace.
  • Provide outreach materials to visitors about the Trail Conference
  • Have maps, books, and memberships for sale 
  • Display a volunteer sign-up sheet, and inspire visitors to sign up

Qualifications:

  • Should have good communication skills and feel comfortable interacting with people
  • Should have a positive attitude
  • Ideal candidate would have a passion for the trails and understand the mission of the Trail Conference

 Applicants should demonstrate the interest and ability to contribute to the public-service effort of working to promote the responsible use of trails, volunteerism, and membership in the Trail Conference.

Applicants must be 18 years or older or accompanied by an adult

 

Trail Race Opportunity Location Date(s) Shift Times  Volunteers Needed

Manitou’s Revenge Ultramarathon: Aid Station

Devil's Path, Indian Head Wilderness, Catskills

June 23-24, 2018 9:00AM-2:00PM Full

Manitou’s Revenge Ultramarathon: Aid Station

Devil's Path, Indian Head Wilderness, Catskills

June 23-24, 2018 1:00PM-6:00PM Full

Manitou’s Revenge Ultramarathon: Aid Station

Devil's Path, Indian Head Wilderness, Catskills

June 23-24, 2018 5:00PM-10:00PM 2

 

*Please sign up for these opportunities directly with the Trail Conference.

 

Time Commitment: 
Varies with trail race
Last Change Date: 
04/19/2018