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 to see the details of a vacancy and to apply.
|Open Volunteer Position||Description||Location||Updated|
|Adopt a Trail in the Catskills||
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||Tuesday, June 21, 2016|
|Adopt a Trail: Harriman and Bear Mountain State Park||
Come volunteer in one of the most historic parks in our region
|Harriman Bear Mountain||Tuesday, June 21, 2016|
|AT Endangered Plant Monitor | Appalachian Trail||
Help monitor rare and endangered plants along the Appalachain Trail
|Appalachian Trail||Friday, June 24, 2016|
|Corridor Monitor: AT Dutchess Middle Lands - V23||
Monitor the trail lands boundaries in the Nuclear Lake section of the AT.
|AT - Dutchess Middle Lands||Sunday, March 6, 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||Tuesday, June 21, 2016|
|Corridor Monitor: AT Putnam Section - V10||
Monitor Appalachian Trail land boundaries in Purnam County.
|AT - Putnam Section||Saturday, March 5, 2011|
|Invasives Strike Force Surveyor | Multiple Parks in NJ and NY||
Survey hiking trails for invasive plants.
|Multiple Parks in NJ and NY||Friday, December 2, 2016|
|Trail Maintainer | Hanover Farm and Environmental Center||
Maintainer wanted for great trails near their own backyard
|Hanover Farm and Environmental Center||Monday, March 11, 2013|
|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||Thursday, September 15, 2016|
|Trail Supervisor: Shawangunk Ridge Trail - V103||
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.
|Southern Shawangunk Ridge||Friday, July 3, 2015|