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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 (left-most column) to see the details of a vacancy and to apply.
|Open Volunteer Position||Description||Location||Updated|
|Southern Catskill Mountains Region Trail Chair||
Help manage the Trail Conference's efforts in the Catskills! The Trail Conference is seeking an outgoing and dedicated volunteer to become our next Trails Chair for the Southern Catskill Mountains Region (Ulster & Sullivan Counties).
|Catskill Mountains Region||11/09/2013|
|Trail Maintainer; Pequannock Watershed||
Two remote trail sections in the Pequannock Watershed are in need of TLC. Clipping/lopping/blazing are needed. Strong hikers who like 'back country' will enjoy these two sections.
Bring a friend and work as a team if desired for both sections.
|AT Endangered Plant Monitor||
A new Appalachian Trail opportunity.
|Harriman State Park, NY area||04/03/2013|
|Invasives Strike Force Volunteer||
Last year more than 100 volunteers surveyed over 210 miles of trail for invasive plants!
|Trail Maintainer: Staten Island - V06||
Help repair and maintain a section of the beautiful Staten Island Greenbelt Circular Trail.
|Staten Island, NY||03/25/2013|
|Trail Maintainer: Catskills - V34||
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||03/25/2013|
|Trail Maintainer: Long Path North - V54||
Would you like to maintain a section of the famous Long Path?
|Long Path - Catskills North||03/25/2013|
|Lean-to Caretaker: Catskills - V73||
The Trail Conference is responsible for the maintenance of 28 lean-tos in the Catskill Park. Volunteers help maintain the lean-to, clean up the surrounding site and keep side trails and overflow campsites open and accessible.
|Catskill Forest Preserve||03/25/2013|
|Trail Maintainer: Minnewaska State Park - V79||
Scenic points, cliffs, hills, kills, and carriageways!
|Minnewaska State Park||03/25/2013|
|Trail Maintainer: Highlands Trail - V86||
A trail built to highlight what's best about our region. Only one thing is missing--you!
|NY & NJ||03/25/2013|
|Trail Maintainer: Lenape Trail - V89||
This New Jersey trail is a real hidden gem.
|Essex County, NJ||03/25/2013|
|Trail Maintainer: Delaware Water Gap - V94||
If you like getting your boots dirty, try getting your gloves dirty, too.
|Delaware Water Gap NRA||03/25/2013|
|Trail Mainainter FDR Park||
Fun Multiuse trail looking for maintainers
|Trail Maintainer: Shawangunk Ridge Trail- V64||
Give back to the Gunks.
|Trail Maintainers for Hanover Farm and Environmental Center||
Maintainer wanted for great trails near their own backyard
|Hanover Farm and Environmental Center||03/11/2013|
|Trail Supervisor: Shawangunk Ridge Trail - V103||
Help run the Ridge.
|Trail Supervisor: Catskills - V98||
Join the team that maintains over 200 miles of backcountry trails.
|Catskill Forest Preserve||06/27/2012|
|Lenape Trail Co-Chair - V99||
Take a lead role in building a unique outdoor recreational asset.
|Essex County, NJ||06/15/2012|
|Trail Supervisor: High Point State Park - V95||
Can you fill one of New Jersey's highest positions?
|High Point State Park||03/08/2012|
|Trail Supervisor: Jenny Jump - V97||
Would you jump at the chance to be supervisor here?
|Jenny Jump State Forest||03/08/2012|
|Trail Crew Leader: Long Distance Crew - V87||
Would you like to lead crew trips on the Appalachian Trail, Long Path, and Highlands Trail?
|Orange & Rockland Counties, NY||01/26/2012|
|Trail Crew Chief: East Hudson - V24||
A rare opportunity to work with regional Trail Chairs and Trail Supervisors to lead crew trips through the East Hudson region.
|East Hudson Region||03/07/2011|
|Trail Maintainer: South Taconic, NY - V21||
Enjoy spectacular views while maintaining and supporting this unique trail system! Trail sections range from 1 to 2.2 miles.
|S. Columbia County, NY||03/06/2011|
|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||03/06/2011|
|Corridor Monitor: AT Dutchess Middle Lands - V23||
Monitor the trail lands boundaries in the Nuclear Lake section of the AT.
|AT - Dutchess Middle Lands||03/06/2011|
|Corridor Monitor: AT Putnam Section - V10||
Monitor Putnam AT trail lands boundaries.
|AT - Putnam Section||03/05/2011|