The Upstate Trail Corps- Now Hiring!!!

The Upstate Trail Corps builds and improves trails throughout the Upstate in partnership with AmeriCorps and the Palmetto Conservation Foundation.  The Corps has lots of exciting projects lined up for the 2023-24 program year, including, but not limited to:

  • A rebuild of the iconic Dismal Trail in Caesar’s Head State Park.
  • A new multi-use trail being constructed in Greenville County’s David Jackson Park.
  • A new nature trail being built along the Tyger River in the City of Greer.

In addition to building trails, Upstate Trail Corps members also serve as mentors with Momentum Bike Clubs, promoting positive youth development and equitable usage of Upstate trails.

Upstate Trail Corps members perform hands-on work across the Upstate.  Benefits include:

  • A Salary (living stipend) of approximately $2,300/month)
  • Health Insurance
  • AmeriCorps Education Award
  • Wilderness First Aid and Chainsaw Operations Certifications
  • Mentoring and Professional Development


Applications are open for the 2024-25 program year (August 2024-July 2025)! If you or a young adult (18-26) you know are interested, please email a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to our Executive Director, Matthew Hudson-Flege, at