Cardinal Greenways offers a variety of volunteer opportunities for those interested in helping promote and maintain the trails!

We greatly appreciate whatever time and help you are able to give. Choose from our opportunities listed below or let us know what you’d like to do. For more information or to sign up to volunteer, call 765-287-0399 or email info@cardinalgreenways.org.


The Ranger Program allows volunteers to patrol the trails at a pace suitable to their own schedules. Rangers provide simple routine trail maintenance while patrolling. Orientation is required.

Maintenance Team

Maintenance team members perform regular maintenance on the trails. Members must be able to drive, to run power equipment, and perform light lifting. Training is provided and required.


Adopt-a-Segment members perform regular maintenance on a segment or adopted trail year-round. Segment adopters require a commitment to on-going and regular maintenance. Members must be able to drive, use power equipment, and do light lifting. Training is provided.

Maintenance and/or Clean-up Days

This is a great way for volunteers to help Cardinal Greenways for a day or for a short term. Individuals, groups, and organizations are welcome. Volunteers are contacted as needed.


Event volunteer duties include traffic control, registration, marketing, logistical assistance, refreshment preparation, greeters, guides, and more. Cardinal Greenways’ events are typically one or two days in length. Pre-event preparation work can range from several hours to several days. Volunteers choose their own level of involvement. Training is provided.


Programs include youth hikes, bike excursions, and various educational and recreational programs. Volunteer commitment may range from a few hours to a few days, depending on the activity. Volunteers are also needed to create and plan programs.

Office or Clerical Assistance

Office or clerical duties include filing, data entry, and more. This type of volunteering offers a very flexible schedule and time commitment.

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