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Special Notice - Most of the Bruce Trail is open. Check for closures, stay local and hike responsibly. See COVID-19 Updates & Trail Closures

Volunteer Positions at your local Club level

If you are interested in more information about any of these position please complete the online form. Please note that not all these positions are currenly vacant.

Club Board Positions

Positions Purpose Skills

Bruce Trail Club President 

Responsible for the general overseeing of Club operations, and for the direction, development and promotion of the overall objectives and goals of the Club

-Good communication, organizational, networking and facilitation skills
-Some computer skills would be an asset

Bruce Trail Club Vice President

Act in place of the Club President when the President is unavailable and to be the President Elect

-Good communication, organizational, networking and facilitation skills
-Some computer skills would be an asset

Bruce Trail Club Secretary

Record proceedings of all Club Board and Club Executive meetings

-Typing and computer skills-Good language and organizational skills

Bruce Trail Club Treasurer

Responsible for the custody of the funds of the Club and all financial matters affecting the Club

-Accounting skills
-Some computer skills

Bruce Trail Club Director - Member at Large

Participate in the Club Board's deliberations and decisions in matters of policy, finance and advocacy

-Commitment to the work of the Bruce Trail Conservancy

Bruce Trail Club Archivist

Keep safe all of the important records of the club

-Ability to preserve documents

BTC Board Director from the Club 

Responsible for communications between the Bruce Trail Conservancy Board and the local Club

-Good communication and organizational skills

Bruce Trail Club Fundraising Director

Help to promote and collect funds through events or other initiatives to support the Bruce Trail Conservancy at the Club level

-Knowledge of special event planning and other fundraising techniques 

Bruce Trail Club Hike Director

Provide direction to all Club Hike Leaders and compile a list of all upcoming hikes for the Club Newsletter


Bruce Trail Club Land Steward Director 

Implement and promote the Land Stewardship Program at the Club level.


-Good communication, computer and facilitation skills
-Some survey experience is an asset

Bruce Trail Club Landowner Relations Director 

Maintain a healthy working relationship with landowners and resolve issues as they arise

-Good public relations, conflict resolution, negotiating and people skills

Bruce Trail Club Membership Director

Retain and increase The Bruce Trail Conservancy membership at the Club level

-Good marketing, communication and people skills

Bruce Trail Club Newsletter Editor

Be the main administrative contact in producing the Club newsletter -Background in newsletter production

-Proofreading and editing skills would be helpful

Bruce Trail Club Public Relations & Publicity Director 

Publicize the Club's activities, aims and objectives


-Knowledge of marketing and public relations
-Ability to work well with people

Bruce Trail Club Trail Director

Responsible for the planning, maintenance and overallquality of the Trail in the Club's section, and for the overall organization and operation of the Trail work

-Good people and organizational skills-Ability to design and oversee construction projects

Bruce Trail Club Volunteer Coordinator

Coordinate the use of volunteers throughout the Club, and to facilitate the recruiting, training and recognition of all volunteers in the Club

-Desire to work with people
-Good communication skills

Other Positions

Positions Purpose Skills
Bruce Trail Club Hike Leader

Lead hikes for members and non-members, set the routes, set the pace and point out areas of interest to hike members


-Knowledgeable about the environment, plants and animals
-Knowledgeable about the planned route

Bruce Trail Club Land Steward

Act as a long-term caretaker of The Bruce Trail Conservancy land

-Good observation skills
-Knowledge of local plants and animals

Bruce Trail Club Social Convenor

Organize refreshments for events and social meetings, help plan social events for the Club members

-Outgoing people person
-Ability to motivate people

Bruce Trail Club Special Events Volunteer 

Help to promote the Bruce Trail Conservancy at various local events

-Ability to talk to people about the Bruce Trail Conservancy

Bruce Trail Club Trail Captain

Maintain the Bruce Trail and side trails in your designated section

-Ability to do basic Trail Maintenance
-Good observation skills

Bruce Trail Club Trail Maintenance Volunteer

Help with construction and repairs on the Trail. Must be able to build various projects on the Trail, such as bridges and stiles.

-Ability to work as a member of a team

Flying Squad Member 

The Flying Squad Members are an email list of trail maintenance workers who can be called upon for assistance by any Club.


Bruce Trail Club E-Newsletter Editor

To create, edit and deliver an electronic newsletter to interested parties, both members and non-members of the Club.


Bruce Trail Club Website Editor

Maintain the Club's website doing periodic updates and improvements to style and content.