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.

My Interests


  • Administrative: Data entry, filing, mailings, surveys, and more. These projects usually take place in our Sacramento office, but may be available in a regional office or as a remote volunteer project.
  • Education/Awareness: Share your PCT knowledge at tabling events, as a trailhead host, trail information volunteer, and more.
  • Media/Publishing: Contribute to PCTA’s publishing channels, like our website, magazine, and social media. You can volunteer as a writer, moderator, photographer, videographer, and more.
  • Trail Maintenance: Dig in the dirt, cut back overgrown brush, clear fallen logs, maintain tools, steward a section of trail, and more.

Is there a specific volunteer project you would like to register for? You can optionally browse for projects on our project schedule.