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Come Join Us

The Angeles Volunteer Association (AVA) is always looking for new volunteers.  Training will be provided.  If you think that you might be interested in participating in our activities, you are encouraged to attend one of our monthly meetings.  We meet on the third Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at the Church of the Brethren in Glendora.  The church is located at 151 S. Glendora Ave., on the northwest corner of Glendora Ave. and Carroll Ave.  This is one block south of Foothill Blvd. and directly across the street from the Glendora Police Dept.
Examples of Volunteer Activities:
Trail Patrol on Foot
Work at Forest/Monument Visitor Centers
Trail Maintenance *
Campground Host
Outreach Activities at Schools or Community Events
Hosting School or College Groups Engaged in Service Projects in the Forest
*  for trail maintenance, you may also volunteer with the San Gabriel Mountains Trailbuilders.
Training Provided to Volunteers:
Volunteers receive extensive training that includes:
Forest Service Policy and Procedure
Backcountry Skills
Understanding Natural Resources
Use of Radio, Maps and Compass
New Volunteer Contact:
If you have any questions about becoming a volunteer, contact us by email at or submit a information request on our Contact page:
Please note that the Angeles Volunteer Association is only active in the San Gabriel River Ranger District.
If you are interested in volunteering in other parts of the Angeles National Forest, please contact your local Ranger District.
Los Angeles River Ranger District
12371 N. Little Tujunga Canyon Rd.
San Fernando, CA 91342
(818) 899-1900
M-F 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers Ranger District
30800 Bouquet Canyon Rd.
Saugus, CA 91390
(661) 296-9710
M-F 8:00 am- 4:30 pm
For more information see the Forest Service website.
Our Mailing Address:
Angeles Volunteer Association
P.O. Box 611
Glendora, CA  91740
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