Volunteer Opportunities

Featured Volunteer Opportunities:

Oct 22nd - Reavis Canyon
Join Arizona Trail Association Segment Steward Craig Gregory and other hardy volunteers as we take time to cut back catclaw and other vegetation growing onto the trail on a 3 miles section of Montana Mt. on AZT Passage 18b. For more info on the event, contact Craig at or visit the ATA Event Calendar here.
Nov 4-5th - McDowell Mountain Regional Park
Ragnar Trail Relay at McDowell Mountain Regional Park is looking for volunteers to cover a variety of shifts for everything from parking to setup. Each volunteer shift will raise money for the ATA as a part of a unique non-profit partnership with the folks that run Ragnar. For more information, email .
Nov 12th - ATA Trail Day & Colossal Vail 50/50
The Arizona Trail Association is hosting both a trail day and the Colossal Vail 50/50 on Saturday, November 12, 2016. Find out why this is quickly becoming one of the most popular trail events in southern Arizona.For all the details on the trail day, go to the ATA trail day page. Volunteers are needed for a variety of shifts and opportunities. If you want to help out with trail days activities such as the Outdoor Expo or helping out with leading hikes, email .

Would you like to help build, maintain, promote, protect and sustain the Arizona Trail? The Arizona Trail Association is a volunteer-based organization and there are always opportunities for individuals, families, groups and organizations to participate.

There is a long list of tasks that need willing volunteers. If you have a particular skill to offer or just wish to help out, please contact the ATA. Some tasks can be done from your home.

Areas Where The ATA Needs Volunteers

  • Trail Building & Maintenance
  • Running & Participatory Events
  • Mailings & Office Work
  • Fundraising
  • Outreach booths at community events
  • Speaking Engagements

Trail work is a great way to be a part of the Arizona Trail and also meet like-minded people. Please visit the Calendar of Events page and check out the work events.

If you’re an individual and would like to volunteer with the Arizona Trail Association, please fill out our Volunteer Contact form. We'll do our best to find the right volunteer job for you.

If you’re looking for volunteer opportunities for groups and organizations, or if you have general questions regarding volunteering, you can contact us at .

You can also contact one of the many trail stewards who oversee the Arizona Trail's 43 passages. They can always use experienced and non-experienced workers. With some experience, you might want to become a passage steward yourself. For more information about the Segment Steward program check out the Segment Steward Information page.


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