Make a visible impact and feel rewarded by volunteering for the NY-NJ Trail Conference on the trails! Available vacancies are listed below.
To volunteer with one of our Trail Crews, click here for crew schedules and information.
Click on a Volunteer Position to see the details of a vacancy and to apply.
|Open Volunteer Position||Volunteer opportunity teaser||Location||Old Location||Posting Date|
|Conservation Corps Assistant | Trail Conference Headquarters||
The Trail Conference Conservation Corps trains the next generation of environmental stewards to preserve the integrity of trails and natural areas and engage volunteers to inspire a deeper appreciation for the care that open space requires. Join us in stewardship as the "right hand man" of the Corps Manager!
|73566||Tuesday, January 16, 2018|
|Events Committee Member | Trail Conference Headquarters||
Have a knack for planning events and love hiking? A spot on the Trail Conference’s Event Committee is the place for you!
|73566||Thursday, January 18, 2018|
|Front Desk Support Volunteer | Trail Conference Headquarters||
Be the greeting face of your favorite organization!
|73566||Trail Conference Headquarters||Friday, April 7, 2017|
|Habitat Helpers | Trail Conference Headquarters||
Do you want to help protect our native habitats? Do you want to learn how to garden for wildlife? Join the Habitat Helpers to care for native plantings at the Trail Conference headquarters!
|73622||Thursday, August 10, 2017|
|Invasives Strike Force Data Entry Volunteer | Trail Conference Headquarters||
Looking for something to do off-trail this winter that still makes a difference? Come work with the Invasives Strike Force as a data entry volunteer! Help us maintain our database and feel good about contributing to the protection of our native habitats.
|73566||Wednesday, December 27, 2017|
|Native and Invasive Plant Photographer | Trail Conference Headquarters||
Is your camera your most-loved companion on the trails? Help the Invasives Strike Force grow their photography database by capturing the native and invasive plants while on your hike!
|73566||Friday, January 12, 2018|
|Trail Corridor Monitor |||
Just 1 vacancy remains to monitor the trail lands boundaries in the Taconic section of the A.T.
|AT - Dutchess South, near Pawling||Tuesday, June 21, 2016|
|Trail Corridor Monitor |||
Monitor the trail lands boundaries in the Nuclear Lake section of the A.T.
|AT - Dutchess Middle Lands||Sunday, March 6, 2011|
|Trail Corridor Monitor | AT - Putnam Section||
Monitor Appalachian Trail land boundaries in Putnam County.
|AT - Putnam Section||Saturday, March 5, 2011|
|Trail Crew Chief | West Hudson Region||
Awesome Trail Crew Chief wanted! Lead and inspire your own crew of volunteers to build and restore trails in one of the world's Last Great Places.
Be a wizard of trail solutions, a builder of bridges, and shaper of rock stairs.
|West Hudson Region||Thursday, January 19, 2017|
|Trail Maintainer | Abram Hewitt State Forest||
Become a Trail Maintainer of this lesser known 2,000 acre forest south of Wawayanda State Park! Abram Hewitt State Forest needs dedicated volunteers to care for its trails amongst colorful bedrock and stunted pitch pines, to ensure it remains one of the most picturesque mountain ridges in all of New Jersey.
|Abram Hewitt State Forest||Monday, September 25, 2017|
|Trail Maintainer | Black Rock Forest||
Linked to Storm King State Park by the Stillman Trail, Black Rock Forest is the largest area in the Highlands with a sustained elevation over 1,200 feet. Here the mountains plunge for more than 1,000 feet to west, north and south, providing the hiker with sweeping vistas and strongly contrasting habitats.
|73600||Black Rock Forest||Thursday, January 26, 2017|
|Trail Maintainer | Catskill Mountains - Catskill Interpretive Center||
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 Mountains - Catskill Interpretive Center||Catskills||Tuesday, June 21, 2016|
|Trail Maintainer | FDR State Park||
Fun Multi-use trail looking for maintainers!
|FDR State Park||FDR Park||Thursday, April 13, 2017|
|Trail Maintainer | Long Path||
Become a maintainer of New York's most-loved trail! For 358 miles, the Long Path offers rugged terrain and stunning views, but it needs your help! Learn more about this historic trail here
|Long Path||Wednesday, November 22, 2017|
|Trail Maintainer | Pequannock Watershed||
Become a maintainer of one of the most scenic areas in New Jersey! The Pequannock Watershed encompasses more than 35,000 acres of crystal clear reservoirs, lush forests, and ancient rock formations of the New Jersey Highlands.
|Pequannock Watershed||Monday, September 25, 2017|
|Trail Maintainer | Ringwood State Park||
Ringwood State Park features both wild lands and landscaped gardens. Its 50+ miles of trail encompass leisurely historic strolls, rugged back-country hikes, and exciting mountain bike adventures - truly, Ringwood State Park has something for everyone. We hope you choose to help this park by volunteering as a Trail Maintainer!
|Ringwood State Park||Ringwood State Park||Thursday, September 15, 2016|
|Trail Maintainer | Schunemunk Mountain State Park||
With over 25 miles of trails, Schunemunk Mountain offers hikers opportunities to walk along ridges, view cascading streams, and investigate extraordinary geologic features. Join the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference as a Trail Maintainer and keep these unique and remote trails accessible!
|Schunemunk Mountain State Park||Wednesday, September 13, 2017|
|Trail Maintainer | Southern Shawangunks||
The southernmost promontory of the Shawangunks is a massive cliff called Sam's Point, which affords broad views extending from the Hudson Highlands in the southeast to High Point State Park and the Kittatinnies in the southwest. But did you know the Ridge extends all the way to Port Jervis, and High Point State Park? Adopt a section of the trail in this most accessbile part of the Gunks.
|Shawangunk Ridge State Forest||Southern Shawangunks||Thursday, January 26, 2017|
|Trail Supervisor | Lenape Trail||
Turn your passion for trails into action! The Trail Conference is looking for a dedicated leader to supervise and oversee the maintenance of the Lenape Trail; a 34-mile long trail that links a dozen county and municipal parks, a rail trail, historic areas, and other landmarks throughout Essex County.
|Lenape Trail||Sunday, October 1, 2017|
|Trail Supervisor | Southern Shawangunk Ridge||
Help run the Ridge. We are in need of a trail supervisor on the Shawagunk Ridge in Orange County NY. Curently a lot of new and exciting things are happening in this region. Metro North RR serves the north and south ends of the available area. Also overnight camping is allowed on state forest land along the trails.
|Shawangunk Ridge State Forest||Southern Shawangunk Ridge||Friday, July 3, 2015|