Volunteer at Gatineau Park!

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Volunteers at Gatineau Park

Share your love of the great outdoors by volunteering in Gatineau Park. Our teams of volunteers patrol the hiking, mountain biking, snowshoe and ski trails of Gatineau Park, providing information, first aid and general assistance. Below is a complete list and description of volunteer opportunities in Gatineau Park.

To become a Gatineau Park volunteer:

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Volunteer Opportunity: Winter
Position Description Requirements

Ski or snowshoe patroller

  • Patrol the ski and/or snowshoe trails

  • Serve as information officers, and promote Park rules on trail use

  • Provide first aid to people in need of medical assistance

  • Offer assistance to visitors who experience problems

  • Monitor the conditions of ski and snowshoe trails, and produce patrol reports

To be a ski or snowshoe patroller, you must be

  • 18 years of age or older

  • bilingual (English and French)

  • certified in first aid and CPR

  • available every second weekend, on Saturdays or Sundays, from 9 am to 5 pm

  • have your own means of transportation

Volunteer Opportunity: Late August to Late October
Position Description Requirements
Trail Patroller
  • Patrol the hiking trails and/or the mountain-biking trails

  • Serve as information officers, and promote Park rules on trail use

  • Provide first aid to people in need of medical assistance

  • Offer assistance to bikers who experience mechanical problems

  • Monitor the conditions of various trail-related facilities, and produce patrol reports

To be a trail patroller, you must be

  • 18 years of age or older

  • bilingual (English and French)

  • certified in first aid and CPR

  • available for at least five days, Saturdays or Sundays, from 9 am to 5 pm

  • have your own means of transportation

For more information

Other Ways to Volunteer

You can also contribute to Gatineau Park by volunteering for the Friends of Gatineau Park.