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Cuyahoga Valley Preservation and Scenic Railway Association

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 7 people are interested

Want to be behind-the-scenes of fun events on the railroad? Want to be a part of an enthusiastic group of volunteers enhancing passengers' experiences? Volunteer at Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad. Why?

  • It's fun!
  • A great social experience
  • Beautiful scenery in the park
  • Volunteer recognition program

Opportunities exist for train crew: Trainmen, Concessionaires, Servers, Platform Attendants and Guest Ambassadors, Education Program Leaders, Maintenance and Mechanical support. Duration of trips / time commitments vary.

Please complete the CVSR Volunteer Agreement at http://crew.cvsr.com/vol_application.php.

CVSR will be practicing social distancing, wearing facial coverings, and following proper prevention hygiene, such as washing hands frequently and using alcohol-based (at least 60% alcohol) hand sanitizer when soap and water are not available.

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About Cuyahoga Valley Preservation and Scenic Railway Association


2325 STINE RD, P.O. Box 158, PENINSULA, OH 44264, US

Mission Statement

To provide educational, recreational and heritage railroad experiences and provide alternative transportation to and within Cuyahoga Valley National park and the Ohio & Erie Canalway.


Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad provides transportation to and within Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) under a joint operating agreement and is dedicated to the preservation of passenger rail transportation in Cuyahoga Valley and along the historic Ohio & Erie Canalway. CVSR is a private sector, not-for-profit 501 c (3) volunteer supported organization. More than 200,000 people annually ride the rails of CVSR, supported by 100,000 volunteer hours. Scenic train excursions are offered twelve months of the year, along with a variety of special events, including dinner trains, wine-tasting and beer tasting excursions, canvas and wine evenings, family events, and more.

Children & Youth
Sports & Recreation


We'll work with your schedule.


7600 Canal RoadValley View, OH 44125




  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 to 6 hours - varies by event type
  • Must be able to maintain balance on moving train. Mechanical aptitude needed for maintenance volunteers.

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