Responsibilities The responsibilities of Trail Ambassadors are varied and wide ranging but will include:
* Have available and distribute maps and other literature such as volunteer applications or trail information to interested trail users * Assist with minor First Aid issues and bike repair, if knowledgeable * Interact with the general public in a professional, courteous manner that reflects well on the program and avoids conflict * Report problems to the local trail manager in a timely manner though incident report or email * Complete and submit time sheet for hours volunteered to the local trail manager * Wear the provided clothing when serving as a Trail Ambassadors so that you are clearly identified as an Ambassador
Time Commitment Trail Ambassadors are required to volunteer for a minimum of 8 hours a month between April and October to maintain their status. There is no upper limit to the number of hours.
Qualifications Ambassadors must: * Be at least 18 years old * Have a friendly approachable manner when undertaking Ambassador duties * Have the ability to communicate with the general public * Be willing to dedicate 8 hours a month during trail season
The Schuylkill River Greenway Association is the designated management organization for the Schuylkill River National & State Heritage Area. The mission of the heritage area is: To conserve, interpret and develop the historical, cultural, natural and recreational resources related to the industrial and cultural heritage of the Schuylkill River Valley.
The Schuylkill River Greenway Association operates out of Pottstown, Pennsylvania but manages the heritage area, which include the five counties of the Schuylkill River Valley - Berks, Chester, Montgomery, Philadelphia, and Schuylkill. The Greenway Association is driven by their Vision Statement: We envision a Schuylkill River region fully revitalized and restored: A region whose citizens understand, value and are fully committed to preserving and sustaining their cultural heritage and natural environment for future generations.