Volunteer

We Love our Volunteers!

Volunteering for Maine Huts & Trails is its own reward—the camaraderie with other volunteers and staff, the feeling of accomplishment and of making a difference, any excuse to be in such beautiful outdoor places. There are also tangible benefits attached to specific opportunities. Volunteering supports MH&T’s mission to create and operate a world-class system of back-country trails and eco-lodges for people-powered recreation to enhance the economy, communities, and environment of Maine’s Western Mountain region for the benefit or current and future generations.

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Current Volunteer Opportunities

Office/Administrative

Volunteers are always needed to help with duties in the Kingfield office. Projects include inventory tracking, data entry, general organizational tasks, and more! You'll get an up-close look at the inner workings of the organization, and will be encouraged to share your ideas and expertise. 

Hut Caretakers

Volunteer hut caretakers turn self-service season into some of our best guest experiences! Caretakers live at the huts for a period of two to twelve weeks, with room and board for one and lots of support. Along with the work associated with caretaking any valuable property, caretakers live rent-free and off-the-grid, with a recreational playground right outside the door.

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FALL 2019:

Caretakers needed at Stratton Brook, Flagstaff, and Grand Falls Huts from October 21st through December 19th.

Caretakers needed at Poplar from September 2nd through December 19th.

WINTER 2019/20:

Caretakers needed at all huts from December 20, 2019 through March 30, 2020.