Crew Recruitment

Crew Recruitment Skill Definition:

Perform inclusive and proactive recruitment and hiring (i.e., hiring beyond basic knowledge, skills, and abilities) of diverse crew members and staff.

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Resources for Crew Recruitment

Introduction to Trail Management (Part 3 of 3)
Introduction to Trail Management (Part 3 of 3)

One part of a three-part series on the Introduction to Trail Planning, Design and Development, and Management. PART THREE: In the Introduction to Trail Management we will discuss visitor and maintenance management.

Project Management
Project Management

This guide will provide the basic steps to completing a project, how to become an effective project manager, and the necessary skills it takes to successfully lead volunteer groups.

Recruitment Methods
Recruitment Methods

Ensuring that you attract the right numbers of the desired types of volunteers is a key component to any volunteer program. This guide provides strategies for engaging volunteers given busy schedules and competing interests. It provides various…

SCA Leader Teams Handbook
SCA Leader Teams Handbook

This handbook defines the role of the SCA and the Programs’ policies and guidelines. It is to be referred to and followed. There are three sections- general information, a section specifically for the Leader Team Crew Leader, and a section…

Custom Trainings

There are 44 trainers on TrailSkills
with Crew Recruitment experience.


Leanna Joyner

Appalachian Trail Conservancy

Trainer Nonprofit

Asheville, NC

Leanna currently leads the development of systems, services, and protocols to support Appalachian…


Daniel Whitaker

American River Parkway Foundation

Trainer Nonprofit

Carmichael, CA

Began on a trail crew with the Arizona Conservation Corps. We maintained trails in the Coronado…


Caelan Parker

USDA Forest Service

Trainer Agency

Mccall, ID

I am an early-career trails professional with the Forest Service. I have seven Agency field seasons…


Kim Frederick

Chinook Associates LLC

Contractor Trainer Agency Corps Nonprofit Higher Education

Golden, CO

Kim Frederick has over 45 years of experience in the design, development and management of…


Galeo Saintz

Contractor Trainer Nonprofit

Plettenberg Bay

Galeo Saintz is the co-founder of South Africa’s two longest trail initiatives. For 10 years he…


Mike Passo

American Trails

Contractor Trainer Nonprofit

Bellingham, WA

<p>Mike Passo is the Executive Director of American Trails. Mike has also served as the Executive…

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Hire Workers

There are 159 profiles on TrailSkills
with Crew Recruitment experience.


Vaike Haas

Trainer Higher Education

Morgantown, WV

I lead WVU's Sustainable Trails Curriculum, am a licensed landscape architect and Associate…


Jon Underwood

Happy Trails, Inc.


Fairbanks, AK

Trail designer, consultant, and builder since 2006, mostly in Alaska. Design and construction of…


Ben Appleby

Linear Active LLC

Contractor Trainer

Zanesville, OH

I am the founder and owner of Linear Active LLC. I started the business in 2012 after completing my…


Andrew Deci

Maine Coast Heritage Trust


Topsham, ME


Charlotte Staats

Adirondack Mountain Club

Contractor Trainer Nonprofit

Lake Placid, NY

I am a seasoned trail builder who has worked on trails in New York State since 2015. I've worked…


Sara Gress

Wood River Trails Coalition


Hailey, ID

Worked as a seasonal trail crew member for three years on the Sawtooth National Forest - Ketchum…

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Trail Skills Collaborators
Federal Highway Administration USDA Forest Service National Park Service Bureau of Land Management
American Trails Professional TrailBuilders Association Partnership for the National Trails System Northern Vermont University Northwest Arkansas Community College Eppley Institute Corps Network