Project & Crew Management

Project & Crew Management Skills Include:

    Crew Recruitment

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

    Crew Management

    Work closely with agency/organization personnel and volunteers to schedule, assign specific tasks and general duties, ensure appropriate safety and operational equipment is assigned, and provide overall management of personnel in carrying out assigned project work.

    Jobsite Safety

    Demonstrate ability to create a site- and task-specific job hazard analysis and manage a safe job site.

    Jobsite Risk Management

    Develop a jobsite specific plan for risk management that includes engaging law enforcement, local EMT, search and rescue, and other public safety capabilities.

    Performance Management

    Create and utilize a systematic approach for oversight of agency/organization personnel and volunteers to ensure skills, knowledge, and behaviors meet agency/organization standards for high quality trail operations, the implementation of trail management goals, safe operations, and overall effectiveness.

    Field-based Resource Protection

    Communicate inventory, regulations, and field practices related to resource preservation (e.g., plant and animal species common to the area, invasive species, and threatened resources) to avoid damage during trail projects, and/or maintenance.


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Resources for Project & Crew Management

Policies and Procedures
Policies and Procedures

Risk and safety management helps avoid and mitigate liability threats your group or organization may face in the event of an accident during a volunteer project. This guide will help assess key risk management factors in volunteer programs. It is a…

Crew Leadership: Project Management
Crew Leadership: Project Management

Learn the steps for estimating time and materials, and setting up a work project. Learn about trail triage: how to prioritize and what techniques to use when total trail reconstruction to ideal specs is not an option. Understand environmental…

Crew Leadership: Managing Volunteers
Crew Leadership: Managing Volunteers

For students with moderate to extensive trail building experience who want to lead trail crews and work parties. Not a construction techniques class; this is about effective leadership. Students will have classroom and field work in the following…

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…

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Upcoming Trainings for Project & Crew Management

Trails and Greenways Design, Construction, and Management
Halfmoon Education, Inc.
Halfmoon Education, Inc.
150 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)
Chinook Associates LLC
Chinook Associates LLC
250 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)
Chinook Associates LLC
Chinook Associates LLC
350 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)
Chinook Associates LLC
Chinook Associates LLC
150 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)
Chinook Associates LLC
Chinook Associates LLC
MTB Optimized Trails - Jump Line - Advanced
McDowell Tech Community College
McDowell Tech Community College
MTB Optimized Trails - Jump Line - Advanced

March 13 - 15, 2024

Old Fort, North Carolina

250 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)
Chinook Associates LLC
Chinook Associates LLC
350 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)
Chinook Associates LLC
Chinook Associates LLC
150 Trail Crew Leader Training (Online)
Chinook Associates LLC
Chinook Associates LLC
150 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)
Chinook Associates LLC
Chinook Associates LLC

Custom Trainings

There are 48 trainers on TrailSkills
with Project & Crew Management experience.

William

William Jones

USDA Forest Service

Trainer Agency

Hood River, OR

In my sixth year working wilderness, motorized, and non-motorized trails for the Forest Service;…

Mike

Mike Passo

American Trails

Contractor Trainer Nonprofit

Bellingham, WA

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

Kim

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…

Jerome

Jerome Pelland

Sentiers Boréals, Inc.

Contractor Trainer

Granby

Walt

Walt Bready

Contractor Trainer Nonprofit

Blairsville, GA

Walt Bready is the former State of Georgia Trails Education Specialist and current owner of Trails…

Kevin

Kevin Simpson

Mountain Surf Creative

Contractor Trainer Higher Education

Quincy, CA

Kevin founded Mountain Surf Creative in 2023 as a way to bring creative solutions to trail related…

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Hire Workers

There are 172 profiles on TrailSkills
with Project & Crew Management experience.

Michael

Michael McKenzie

Blacksheep Mountain Bike Club

Nonprofit

Thunder Bay

I'm starting my 5th year as the trail development director for the Blacksheep Mountain Bike Club.…

Damien

Damien Theophano

Friends of the Wissahickon

Nonprofit

Philadelphia, PA

James

James Hodges

Contractor

Colorado Springs, CO

Licensed Civil Engineer designer; trail planner, designer, builder and maintainer; Certified Master…

Peter

Peter Banta

Hoosier Hikers Council

Nonprofit

Martinsville, IN

Worked with the HHC to Design and build hiking trails on state and land trust properties since…

Ally

Ally Davey

Contractor Nonprofit

Coromandel

Trail Co-ordinator for Ride Coromandel and Hauraki District Council

mitchell

mitchell washington

Contractor

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

TrailWork Summary: The Work Experience is as follows: Follow directions and give directions in…

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