Trail Hike Program Coordinator

(Guelph Hiking Trail Club)

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Position ID: V-GUE0128 Last Modified: 19 Apr 2022 Last Full Update: 19 Apr 2022
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementPromotes conservation of the environment.
ContactJohn Fisher or Lisa Slater, President and Vice-President, Guelph Hiking Trail Club; Phone: John Fisher 1-226-962-1832 * Lisa Slater 1-416-722-6000; Email:
DutiesDevelop monthly hike program of iconic hikes to familiarize members with our trails. 
Attend monthly GHTC executive committee meetings and present Hike Coordinator report. 
Lead periodic hikes. 
Recruit prospective hike leaders in order to develop an enthusiastic and knowledgeable team of hike leaders ready to engage the public. 
Work with other members of the Executive Committee to provide information relevant to the maintenance of the trails as well as information relevant to our members via the seasonal newsletter.
Sustainable Development GoalsNo Poverty ; Zero Hunger ; Good Health and Well-Being ; Quality Education ; Gender Equality ; Clean Water and Sanitation ; Affordable and Clean Energy ; Decent Work and Economic Growth ; Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure ; Reduced Inequality ; Sustainable Cities and Communities ; Responsible Consumption and Production ; Climate Action ; Life Below Water ; Life on Land ; Peace and Justice Strong Institutions ; Partnerships to achieve the Goal
BenefitsWorking with a dedicated, enthusiastic, and appreciative, executive committee. Networking with new and interesting people of all backgrounds who share a love of the outdoors. Working within the community to strengthen knowledge of the outdoors and how to responsibly take part in its conservation.
ClientsThe general public and specifically members and anyone interested in learning more about hiking as an activity and hiking in and around Guelph.
Ages21 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Couples
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Event Coordination & Support ; Nature / Environment ; Program Coordination / Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Planning & Organizing ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year) ; This position ideally would be filled for a 1 year commitment.
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Virtual Volunteering
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesWednesday: Afternoon (12:00 - 2:00 pm)
SeasonsSpring ; Summer ; Fall ; Winter
AccessibilityFully Accessible - The job of coordination is fully accessible and done from home; leading a hike would likely be only partially accessible. ; Partially Accessible
LocationGHTC hiking trails in and around Guelph
Number of PositionsGuelph 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining on the job
TransportationExcept for leading a hike, work is done from home. Getting to a hike may be buy public or private transport.
Police CheckNot Required
Start DateOn or after 27 Apr 2022
Display Until30 Sep 2022
Agency Details
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Organization NameGuelph Hiking Trail Club
Mailing AddressPO Box 1 
Guelph, ON N1H 6J6