Trail Ambassador Online Application
Exercise and help your community at the same time! Provide a presence on the Schuylkill River Trail. Bike, walk, or run on the trail on any section you choose!
Volunteer Position Description
Job Overview: Provide a presence on the Trail in a non-enforcement capacity. Ambassadors will provide information and assistance to trail users, record and report problems to trail managers and take an active role in promoting the trail.
Responsibilities
The responsibilities of Trail Ambassadors are varied and wide ranging but will include:

• Have available and distribute maps and other literature such as volunteer applications or trail information to interested trail users
• Assist with minor First Aid issues and bike repair, if knowledgeable
• Interact with the general public in a professional, courteous manner that reflects well on the program and avoids conflict
• Report problems to the local trail manager in a timely manner though incident report or email
• Complete and submit time sheet for hours volunteered to the local trail manager
• Wear the provided clothing when serving as a Trail Ambassadors so that you are clearly identified as an Ambassador

Time Commitment
Trail Ambassadors are required to volunteer for a minimum of 8 hours a month between April and October to maintain their status. There is no upper limit to the number of hours.

You may contribute any hours you wish between November and March. Please log these hours during the off season as well!

Benefits
Participation in a program that supports the Schuylkill River Trail (SRT) one of our region’s most treasured recreational resources. You'll also receive awesome SRT swag!
Qualifications
Ambassadors must:
• Be at least 18 years old
• Have a friendly approachable manner when undertaking Ambassador duties
• Have the ability to communicate with the general public
• Be willing to dedicate 8 hours a month during trail season
Equipment Provided
Equipment listed below is issued to the Ambassador for their use. We ask that you return any materials not used if you are no longer an ambassador, if requested.
• 2 Trail Ambassador T-shirts
• 1 Trail Ambassador fleece after 10 completed hours
• 1 Trail Ambassador cycling jersey after 20 hours completed
• 1 Trail ambassador bag
• 1 Lightweight First Aid kit
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Unisex T-shirt Size *
Why do you want to be an Ambassador? *
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What qualifications/skills/experience/education do you have that you would like to use in your volunteer work? *
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Have you volunteered before? *
If so, note where and your typical duties: *
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Are you available between the months of April and October to log 8 hours a month? *
What trail segment(s) are you interested in? Please select two. *
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Background Check
As part of the requirements for volunteering, all Trail Ambassadors will have to pass a background check.The procedure is free and will be completed online by you, the prospective ambassador.
Acknowledgement of Volunteer Status
Thank you for your volunteering interest! Please review the job description prior to completing this form. By signing this application the volunteer understands that she/he may be subject to interviews, a reference check, background check, and/or criminal history inquiry.
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