Volunteering

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We are a volunteer-based organization.  Volunteers are vital to the Maitland Trail Association, and they’re what make it a great organization. If you’d like to join us and become a volunteer or would like more information about the positions below, please contact us.

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Trail Ranger:  Twice a year, teams of two monitor their section of the trail, perform light trail maintenance and report trail conditions to the maintenance crew (spring and fall).
  • Trail Maintenance Crew: Trail maintenance is carried out on Thursday mornings throughout the spring, summer, and fall, weather permitting.  Tools and materials are provided by MTA.
  • Hike LeaderA few times a year, on a weekend morning, our hike leaders organize guided hikes along a chosen section of a local trail. Hike Leader Certification Training is provided by Hike Ontario.
  • Invasive Species Removal Team: Find out more about MTA’s Invasive Species Removal Projects and how you can help.
  • Trail Trivia Team: Are you looking for a fun, easy, and interesting way to help your community? We are seeking a few volunteers to update and maintain MTA’s Trail Trivia. Find out more about it here.
  • Annual Candlelit Walk and Lantern Making Workshops: Volunteers are needed during January and early February 2024. For more information about this event, click here.

Phil and John working on outhouse located near km 6.6, off Saltford Rd. This project started in Phil’s garage in the winter of 2021-2022, and was completed on site in May 2022.