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 2017, CFPA Volunteers dedicated over 27,000 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. 

Life too busy to commit to a long-term volunteer position? Well, there are lots of ways to lend a hand and most don't require anything more than your participation.
Beth Bernard, Jasper Sha, and Emma Kravet pose with Juan Sanchez Jr.
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 2017 Annual Volunteer Dinner!
Lance Hansen standing near the charcoal mound demonstration he created at Goodwin State Forest
Lance Hansen lends his skills and time to CFPA in a variety of ways!
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.