Volunteer Opportunities


Featured Volunteer Opportunities:

August 30 - North Rim Trail Run

Volunteers needed to help out with the Arizona Trail Run on August 30th in the North Kaibab National Forest. Come and hang out in the cool pines of the North Kaibab near DeMotte Campground and help runners of all ages and abilities enjoy the Arizona Trail.
For more information on the event, visit the north rim marathon page. For volunteering information, please contact .

October 3-4 - Passage 27 Work Event

The ATA is hosting a BIG Trail Work Hootenany near the Gateway Community of Pine. Come on out and help build a new trail alignment climbing to the Highline. In addition to some great trail work, we'll be arranging a cookout and campfire Saturday night with fun for everyone. Don't miss the event of the fall season!
To register, 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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