Year-Round Volunteer Opportunities

three female volunteers setting up table car for wine tasting event


  • 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.

For New Volunteers: Orientations will be held on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm, Fitzwater. 

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad has canceled all train rides from March 13—September 30 due to COVID-19. View More Information

Memberships and gift certificates will be extended based on the number of months train rides are canceled.