Volunteer Application

This is your first step towards volunteering with the Pacific Crest Trail Association! Please fill out this application so that we may best accommodate your interests and skills. All answers will be kept confidential. You can also print this application and send it to us in the mail.

Contact Information

Please enter your first name.
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Please provide a valid email address.
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About me

The U.S. Forest Service asks us to collect volunteer demographics to ensure our programs are reaching a diverse population. This information is confidential. It is only used for the purpose of demographic calculations, and nothing else.


Please let us know your race.

Dietary and medical information

Please list any medical information the crew leader and/or emergency personnel would need to be aware of in an emergency situation. This information is kept confidential and only used by the crew leader and first aid lead in the event it is needed. (If none, please write none.)

Please let us know your medical conditions.
Please let us know if you have any allergies.
Please let us know if you are taking any medications.

To aid in meal planning for extended projects, please list any dietary restrictions or food allergies you might have.(If none, please type none.)

Note: We will do our best to accommodate your dietary needs, however, we are unable to provide specific meals, food brands, or other highly specialized requests. If you have any questions regarding food, feel free to contact PCTA Volunteer Programs.

Please let us know your dietary needs.

Emergency Contact

Please let us know your emergency contact name.
Please let us know your emergency contact phone number.
Please let us know your emergency contact relation.

Other info

Please let us know what t-shirt size you wear.
How did you hear about our volunteer opportunities?


Is there a volunteer project you would like to register for? Please include the project(s) name and dates here:

Volunteer Interests and Experience


Optional PCTA Membership

The memories last a lifetime and so should the trail. Your membership supports countless volunteers, programs, meetings and protection projects. Please join.

Please enter your donation amount.

$35 Suggested membership. $25 Student/Senior membership. Membership benefits also include magazine subscriptions to the PCT Communicator and Backpacker, a sticker, a map brochure, invitations to join volunteer projects and discounts at the PCTA store. The Backpacker subscription is for US residents only. International members, please add $25 for shipping of the PCT Communicator.

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