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Trail Director

Carolinian Crest (Brant County)

Grand Valley Trails Association

   About the Position

Impact Statement
As a not-for-profit organization, the GVTA is administered by a volunteer board of directors. The trail was built and is maintained through a large network of volunteer maintenance workers who ensure a strong and safe trail system. The association offers organized hikes through a network of volunteer certified hike leaders who offer a range of hikes throughout the year. There are countless volunteers who help with the running and administration of the association. We would not exist if not for our enthusiastic volunteers.

One of Ontario’s greatest scenic hiking trails needs your leadership and management skills! The Trail Maintenance Director ensures that the Grand Valley Trails Association (GVTA) 250 kilometer foot path is well maintained and free of natural obstructions so that GVTA members and the public can hike the Trail in safety.

Each Director is responsible for approximately one- fourth of the trail.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 50+
English Proficiency, Physical Demand, Work Without Supervision

Area(s) of Interest: Maintenance, Leadership/Management, Recreation/Sports

Skill(s): Community Knowledge/Awareness, Motivate Others, Problem Solving, Constructing

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Trail maintenance training will be provided, but we expect the Trail Director to have some experience building and/or maintaining trails.
Working Conditions: While the trails are outdoors, this role requires excellent communication and some basic computer skills to be successful.
Transportation: Not on a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Minimum of 8 hours per month – more time during the spring and fall seasons.

   Contact Information
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Emily Bennett
519 897-6813
Cambridge,Outside Waterloo Region

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