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 Description Location Old Location Posting Date
Events Committee Member |

Have a knack for planning events and love hiking? A spot on the Trail Conference’s Event Committee is the place for you! 

Remote Monday, April 26, 2021
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
Invasives Strike Force EcoQuest Challenge |

Do you love being outdoors and searching for interesting critters and plants in nature? Or maybe you love taking photos when you are out hiking or gardening? Or maybe you just love scavenger hunts! Our EcoQuest surveys allow you to become a part of the action and help us document invasive species in our region while having fun in the process!

Monday, June 8, 2020
Local Trail Committee (LTC) Chair | New York and New Jersey

The Local Trail Committee Chair (Trail Chair) is an important part of the Trail Conference. Our Trail Chairs take the big-picture view of a region and work with a Program Coordinator to build a positive future for all the trails and volunteers they oversee. Trail Chairs support and empower a team of Trail Supervisors and identify the short- and long-term needs of the trails in their assigned area to ensure the public has a safe and positive experience in the outdoors.

New York and New Jersey New York and New Jersey Monday, March 15, 2021
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
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 Supervisor | New York and New Jersey

Trail Supervisors are a key part of the Trail Conference. They are the boots on the ground that oversee a team of Trail Maintainers and ensure the trails in their assigned area are maintained in good condition.

New York and New Jersey New York and New Jersey Monday, March 15, 2021