All caretaker positions require the ability to work independently, desire to educate the public, and drive to do gritty behind-the-scenes work (including privies)! All caretakers must be comfortable spending 4 nights per week camping in a tent, sometimes alone and sometimes sharing campsites with the public. Caretakers are responsible for their own food and transportation to/from the trailhead and days off. Green Mountain Club provides tents or shelters, stoves, stove fuel, tools, field guides, maps, and informational resources. Communal day-off housing is available in Waterbury Center and Danby, VT.


  • Educate hikers about fragile ecosystems at high-use sites along the Long Trail.
  • Maintain assigned backcountry facilities.
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