Ways You Can Volunteer
The NMVFO is an all-volunteer group so there are lots of ways to volunteer, both on and off the trail. You can help us make outdoors great even if you can’t get to the outdoors!
ON THE TRAIL
Contact the project leader for a specific project to sign up
Project Volunteer: help with the physical aspects of building or improving a trail or public land area. No experience necessary. All tools provided.
Assistant Project Leader: Assist the project leader in organizing work crews, gathering tools, gathering project materials. Contact the project leader on a specific project to sign up.
Cook or Assistant Cook: Multi-day or weekend projects require a cook to prepare food for volunteers. Contact the project leader to sign up.
Photographer: Record the project’s events to be posted on the website, newsletter or used in future promotions.
BEHIND THE SCENES - Contact us if you are interested in helping with one of these positions
Project Planning Committee: Help with developing our yearly schedule of outdoors projects.
Membership Committee: Assist the membership committee in recruiting new volunteers. This may include attending events to promote the NMVFO, distributing brochures, helping with writing for the website, newsletter & local newspaper, placing ads or presenting to other organizations.
Tool Team: Trail tools need cleaning, sharpening and organizing! Best suited for an Albuquerque area volunteer.
Office management: We need help with collecting mail and other office duties. Best suited for an Albuquerque area volunteer.
Website Administrator: Help with updating and maintaining the website.
Board Member: Board members make the decisions that direct the NMVFO. Positions are best suited for people in the Albuquerque/Santa Fe/Bernalillo/Belen area, but we do welcome long-distance board members as well.