Volunteer Opportunities

Featured Volunteer Opportunities:

May 6 Two GREAT Opportunities to Get out and Give Back

Women Doing Work on the Arizona Trail!
Join REI and the Arizona Trail Association for a day of trail work on the Arizona Trail lead by women wielding tools (volunteers of all genders welcome)! This project will be repairing damage done to the trail near the Apache Spring Trail head in the scenic foothills of the Santa Rita Mountains outside of Tucson. We'll fix drainage issues and rehab trail tread on either side of a creek crossing.

Meet at 9am at the Apache Spring Trailhead. For more information contact or to register visit www.rei.com/events/women-doing-work-on-the-arizona-trail/173542.

Reavis Canyon Work Event
Join Arizona Trail Association Segment Steward Craig Gregory and other hardy volunteers as we take time to work on a section of trail that needs to be maintained in the rugged Superstition Wilderness near Superior. The drive to the trailhead is rough, but you'll LOVE the views. We will meet at 7 AM at Hewitt Road TH parking area Lunch will be provided. We'll plan to work till around 2 PM and then hike back to the vehicles for the drive back to parking area.

RSVP to to reserve your lunch, for additional details, and to let us know if you can help with driving to Reavis Canyon TH.

Trail Skills - June 24
Are you interested in learning more about properly monitoring, maintaining and constructing trails? Are you a steward of the Arizona Trail or are you interested in helping out with trail projects? Do you like to get your hands dirty while learning valuable skills at the same time? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then make your reservations today for the upcoming trail trainings! Our next training for Modules 1&2 is June 24th in the Flagstaff area. Email for more information or click here to register.

Would you like to help protect, maintain, enhance, promote 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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