Do you enjoy hiking and spending time outdoors? Do you want to support Eastern Ontario’s longest hiking trail? The Rideau Trail Association is a charitable organization which relies on its volunteers for its success. Volunteering with us provides you with an appreciation for the outdoors, an opportunity to perform & learn a variety of activities and the chance to expand your social network. Volunteering can be an ongoing activity such as taking a position at the RTA Board, or the local club executive, or it can be an isolated activity of longer or short duration for a specific project or purpose. If you are interested in volunteering in any of the activities below and/or want to put your skill sets to the test, please contact

Volunteering activities:

  • leading hikes and outings
  • maintaining trails
  • helping with trail construction projects
  • website maintenance
  • social media
  • marketing & communications/publicity
  • newsletter design
  • brochure distribution
  • stakeholder relations
  • supporting coordination of social events
  • serving on the RTA board of local club executive
  • data analysis

Available Volunteering Positions (as of November 10, 2023)

Kingston Club – Decorating Christmas Tree – December 2021

Ottawa Club – Volunteers pose after completing reroute May 22

Ottawa Club – new sign and blaze as part of reroute May 22