This course is ideal for those with prior trail experience and is ideal for those interested in leading volunteer crews on trail projects; those interested in leading volunteer crews for any organizations may register.
Where You’ll Be:
This course includes a self-paced, online portion that must be completed prior to attending the in-person training in the Edwards or Eagle area. Final location information will be sent to registered trainees within two weeks of the course date.
What You’ll Do:
In this two-day workshop, you will join a small class to receive hands-on training in effective crew leadership as well as the construction and maintenance of sustainable trails, including tool use and safety. You will also receive a Crew Leader Manual, a set of quick reference cards, and other materials to take home and refer to on the trail.
Please note this training includes a self-paced, online component prior to the workshop in order to maximize efficiency and on-the-ground coursework; the online course is provided in partnership with Colorado Mountain College.
Why It Matters:
VOC Crew Leaders are the backbone of VOC projects. They educate new volunteers, lead crews in putting stewardship project plans into action, convey VOC’s mission to the community, and help ensure volunteers have a fun, safe, and rewarding experience! By pursuing a Crew Leader rank with VOC, you will expand our ability to perform high-quality stewardship work throughout Colorado.
Cost: $100 or a discounted rate of $65 to those who have volunteered on 2+ VOC projects in the past year and commit to volunteering as a Crew Leader Trainee on VOC projects in 2021. Contact Kendall Cox at email@example.com or 303-715-1010 ext. 116 to sign up at the discounted rate.