Volunteer Opportunities


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
Electrician | Welch Trail Education Center LT-1

Do you have electrical expertise? We’re currently seeking a knowledgeable electrician to help upgrade our historic camp in Harriman State Park!

Welch Trail Education Center LT-1 Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Front Desk Support Volunteer | Trail Conference Headquarters

Be the greeting face of your favorite organization!

73564 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!

73564 Thursday, August 10, 2017
Retail Outreach Representative | New York and New Jersey

Help educate the public about the Trail Conference and our trails through our maps and books! You can support both the Trail Conference and local businesses by placing our products in their stores. Be part of the team that makes this happen! 

New York and New Jersey Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Roving Trail Team | New York and New Jersey

Looking for group volunteer adventures across our regions that are convenient for your schedule?

New York and New Jersey Monday, March 11, 2019
Shelter Caretaker | Catskills

Do you enjoy spending time in the Catskills? Give back to this beautiful region by becoming a shelter caretaker!

Catskills Catskill Forest Preserve Saturday, May 23, 2020
Trail Corridor Monitor | New York and New Jersey

Have a passion for the Appalachian Trail? Become a monitor of the trail boundaries that surround this historic, beloved trail.

New York and New Jersey AT - Dutchess South, near Pawling Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Trail Crew Member | New York and New Jersey

Join one of our Trail Crews for a day or a full season restoring and building sustainable trails for all!

New York and New Jersey Harriman Bear Mountain Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Trail Maintainer | New York and New Jersey

Become a part of the Trail Conference family and adopt a trail of your very own!

New York and New Jersey Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Trail Steward for New Ashokan Rail Trail | Catskills

Be part of the volunteer Trail Steward team to help protect the brand new Ashokan Rail Trail!

Catskills Thursday, September 12, 2019

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