A member-based nonprofit. Connecting people to the land since 1895.
Welcome to Your Map to Volunteering at CFPA!
Volunteers clearing a trail

You have taken the first step to joining an enthusiastic and fun group of people. In 2016, CFPA Volunteers dedicated over 29,000 hours, valued at over $805,000, to advocating, educating, monitoring properties, leading recreational programs, and continually improving the 825-miles of Blue-Blazed Hiking Trails.

Be sure to bookmark this page for quick access to the Volunteer Opportunity Calendar, important volunteer forms, and our Time Reporting system (links to these can be found in the three boxes at the bottom of the page).

If you ever have questions, ideas, or feedback, feel free to contact the Manager of Events and Volunteer Engagement, Liz Fossett at lfossett@ctwoodlands.org or (860) 346-TREE. 

CT Trail Runner Receive Award for Volunteer Service. Photo Credit: Eric Hammerling
Every year CFPA honors the many volunteers who dedicate their time and knowledge to supporting our programs. Read more about the group of award winners we celebrated at the 2016 Annual Volunteer Dinner!
Walt Harris is a longtime fan of the outdoors who spent much of his career behind a desk. Now, as a CFPA Land Steward Volunteer, he gets to enjoy the outdoors while giving back to the land he loves.
You've put in the time, but did you know that your employer may also donate a corresponding amount of cash in your name?
Find out what is coming up on the Volunteer Opportunities Calendar
Find all of the upcoming volunteer opportunities by visiting this calendar. New events are added throughout the year so check back often!
CFPA Volunteer Forms
This site is here to support you as a CFPA Volunteer. Please visit here to get copies of any documents or forms you may need.
Thank you for your time
We value your time. Your hours contribute to the enjoyment of woodlands and trails, demonstrate the civic engagement of CFPA volunteers, and serve as an in-kind match for some grants. Please report your hours here.