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.

South Mountain Partnership Trail Workshop: Building Strong Community Connections



At this one day workshop on Tuesday, November 20 in Shippensburg, PA participants will learn how ro effectively work with landowners, municipalities and other to build better bike and pedestrian trails to connect communities, enhance economic development, and improve quality of life. The workshop is intended for anyone who wants to fund, design, construct, and/or maintain single and multi-use trails in Pennsylvania.

The registration will be capped at 100 people, and the price of the workshop will be kept low to accommodate organizations of all sizes.

Check the following link ( http://southmountainpartnership.org/event/bike-and-pedestrian-workshop-building-trail-connections-together ) for more information when it becomes available.




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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

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