Year-Round Volunteer Opportunities

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  • Trainmen
  • Concessionaires
  • Servers
  • Platform Attendants
  • Conductor (requires training)
  • Engineers (requires training)
  • Brakemen (requires training)
  • Maintenance  Support


You can sign up for any shift year-round that you want! CVSR does not require you to complete a certain amount of hours, but there are perks for the more hours you volunteer.


You join a supportive group when you choose to volunteer your time to CVSR. Groups plan social activities such as the annual picnic or travel opportunities to other railroads!

Park Credit

Your hours count toward National Park volunteer credit!

Training Provided

Upon submitting your application we will be in contact regarding the next orientation date. In addition to one classroom session an on board session is also required.

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Get in Touch

Have questions or concerns? Contact Sherri Lemley, at 1-800-468-4070 x226 or email


THE LAST DAY of the Bike Aboard season and Hale Farm Explorer is Sunday, October 27. The train WILL NOT RUN October 28-November 1. The scenic train will only run on Saturdays and Sundays in November.