The Trail Crew Member is responsible for working with a crew of 3-5 individuals as well as youth corps groups and volunteer groups on both frontcountry and backcountry trail and restoration projects. Approximately half of the season will be spent in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass and Hunter-Frying Pan Wilderness Areas, with the other half of the season focusing on frontcountry projects throughout our service area. This position requires the desire and ability to live and work in a backcountry setting for up to eight days, the ability to assess and manage risks, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Tagged as: Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders


We encourage you to apply for this position even if you do not believe you meet all of the criteria listed here.
- An excellent team builder who has experience in bringing a group of diverse individuals together for a common cause.
- Outdoor leadership, outdoor education, or environmental education experience.
-Trail building/maintenance experience in the following areas: trail creation, tread maintenance, corridor maintenance, and creating natural-material trail features

Required Skills:

- ability to live and travel in the backcountry for up to 8 days at a time
- ability to lift and carry 50Lbs

About Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers

Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers (RFOV) is a growing non-profit organization with a mission to promote stewardship of our public lands by engaging the public in education, restoration and conservation projects. We work to foster a diverse and empowered community of stewards working collectively to create healthy and resilient landscapes. Serving the region from Aspen to Rifle, RFOV mobilizes thousands of volunteers and educates hundreds of students to work on projects in the areas of sustainable recreation, healthy landscapes, and fire adaptation.

Application Instructions

Please send resume, cover letter, and references to Jack Douglas, Program Director, at [email protected]

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