Volunteer Training

Training

Want to increase your skill set? We offer training sessions and workshops to volunteers each year.

BridgeBuilding

Each year, we partner with Trail clubs and government agencies to conduct workshops for current and new volunteers. Workshops cover basic maintenance, sawyer certification, rock work, winch skills, wilderness first aid, environmental monitoring and more.

SORO Regional Partnership Committee Meeting

  • Dates: 20 Oct, 2018
  • Location: Franklin, North Carolina
  • Contact: Kristin Cozza
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: (828) 254-3708 ex. 13


The RPC serves as communication link between Trail-maintaining clubs, the ATC, and agency partners. This RPC meeting is for the Southern Regional Office, which is one of the four ATC regional offices.




Trail Safe

Trail Safe! is a unique safety program designed specifically for National Park Service trail volunteers. It's based on NPS Operational Leadership Training, where the human factor of safety is explored. 

The following eight lessons should be watched in order. The sessions range from 18 minutes to 40 minutes, or can be "binge watched"in 3 hours. Please report Trail Safe! training completion so we can send you a certificate and SPE/GAR Card. 

Trail-Safe!-LOGO-PDF
#2 Effective Leadership (20 minutes)

#4 Mission Analysis (28 minutes)

#5 Stress and Performance (27 minutes)
#6 Situational Awareness (16 minutes)
#7 Decision Making (13 minutes)