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.

stephen

stephen schneider

Access Fund

Contractor Trainer

Springdale, AR

Over 20 years as trail steward [non-profit board] IMBA Regional Director [SE Region] Rogue Trails…

Matt

Matt Malone

Nature Trails, LLC

Contractor Trainer

Brevard, NC

Pete

Pete Englund

Legacy Trails LLC

Contractor Trainer

Madrid, IA

Pete Englund had been performing crew based trail work across 12 different states for 18 years…

Mark

Mark Loseth

Contractor Trainer

Flagstaff, AZ

For over 10 years, I have been designing and leading field-based trail trainings for land agencies,…

Vaike

Vaike Haas

Trainer Higher Education

Morgantown, WV

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

Walt

Walt Daniels

New York - New Jersey Trail Conference

Trainer Nonprofit

Mohegan Lake, NY

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Hire Workers

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

Jason

Jason Welker

Pend Oreille Pedalers

Nonprofit

Sandpoint, ID

Pend Oreille Pedalers is Sandpoint's non-profit cycling club and trails organization. With 700…

Joel

Joel Sather

USDA Forest Service

Agency

Ennis, MT

32 years in the US Forest Service.

Erin

Erin Amadon

Town 4 Trail Services LLC

Contractor Trainer

Troy, ME

Erin Amadon's passion for trail work began over two decades ago when she first served as a member…

Ben

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…

Lindsay

Lindsay Williams

Rocky Mountain Field Institute

Contractor Nonprofit

Colorado Springs, CO

I worked my way up at Rocky Mountain Field Institute (RMFI) starting as crew on the ground building…

Jerome

Jerome Dumais

Eastern Trails, Inc.

Contractor

Mansonville

Trailbuilduing company based in Mansonville, Quebec, Canada

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