Okanagan High Rim Trail Association Governance
OHRT Association is incorporated and operates under the BC Societies Act.
OHRT Administrative Volunteer Job Descriptions
Directors of the OHRTA are members of the society who are elected by the membership and
entrusted with additional responsibilities and authority and, when they act in good faith, are
protected through our directors liability insurance.
Summary of Director roles and current needs are listed below. The OHRT has an exciting year planned.
Two primary Okanagan High Rim Trail partnership agreements are with:
- Recreation Sites and Trails BC Partnership Agreement
– km1 to km29 (Hwy33 to Beaver lake Rd)
- BC Parks Partnership Agreement
– km50 to 59 (Kalamalka Provincial Park)
We have numerous volunteer opportunities! Please review the information below and join as a member.
There are two types of Okanagan High Rim Trail Association directors. They are:
- Director Positions Described in the Bylaws:
- Vice President
- Director at Large
- Special Positions not Described in the Bylaws
- Volunteer Training
- PA Manager – km1 to km29 (Hwy33 to Beaver lake Rd)
- PA Manager – km50 to 59 (Kalamalka Provincial Park)
- Website Administrator
- Website Coordinator
- Social Media Coordinator
- Bridge Coordinator
OHRT members and directors exercise a multitude of skills to enhance the Okanagan High Rim Trail. Here is a list of highly sought after skills that are used in trail building projects.
- Power Tools and other machinery: (e.g. skill saw, brush cutters, lawn mowers) must
show competency with power tools that will be used to perform the Services.
Operators must have sufficient training and/or expertise in operation of equipment
- Chain Saws: Operator must show proof of BC Forest Safety Council’s Basic
Chainsaw Operator Training course or equivalent qualification.
- Tree Falling: Must be certified at the appropriate faller level by BC Forest Safety
Council and must adhere to the Province’s Hand Falling Activities Guidelines
- Snowmobile: operator must have sufficient training and/or expertise in operation
of equipment being used.
- ATV: operator must have sufficient training and/or expertise in operation of
equipment being used.
- Watercraft: operator must show proof of Transport Canada Pleasure Craft License
(if boat owner) and/or Pleasure Craft Operator Card.
- Divers: must be certified by PADI as an Adventure Diver and if appropriate, with the
relevant Speciality for the project (e.g. wreck, underwater videography, dry suit).
- Snow Monitoring: must be certified in Avalanche Skills Training Course Level 1 or
- All cavers must follow the BC Speleological Association’s Cavers Code of Conduct.
Contact the Okanagan High Rim Trail Association
Kelowna, BC, Canada