Volunteer with Trails and Open Space

  1. Trail Ambassador Program
  2. Trail Construction Maintenance

A TrTrail Ambassador Logoail Ambassador is a committed volunteer that hikes, bikes, or runs trails and multi-use paths operated by Athens Clarke County, provides assistance to trail users, and works with Leisure Services staff to keep an eye on trail conditions and possible hazards.  This program was created in 2018 with the financial assistance of the Oconee Rivers Greenway Commission and Firefly Trail, Inc. 


  • Age 18 or over
  • Maintain a presence on the trails of your choosing at least 4 hours per month.
  • Wear a provided green vest and orange backpack filled with supplies.
  • Provide trail patrons with information, maps, and first aid supplies. 
  • Litter Pickup
  • Attend a short, informative orientation with the ACC Trails and Open Space staff.

 Providing First Aid