Great Ohio River Paddle

Volunteer Opportunities


Come join our volunteer crew!

A key factor in the success of this event is the effort and involvement of volunteers.  If you have the desire...take a look at the opportunities listed below and contact us to offer to be a member of the GORP team.

To volunteer contact us  via email or call 513-460-3365.


Tanners Creek Boat Launch

Saturday check in 7:30 – 9:30
Paddler registration/check in

Saturday Boat Launch 9:00 – 9:30
Assist paddlers in carrying canoes and kayaks as well as paddling gear to boat launch.

Saturday Safety Paddlers  9:30– 4:00
The responsibilities, duties, and benefits for guides depends upon the services and skills provided by a particular guide.  For example a lead guide will have different responsibilities and duties relative to a naturalist guide or a general support guide. Responsibilities/duties of guides (heritage, naturalist, lead, and support guides):   Communication system maintenance (making sure the radios/telephones are charged and ready) Lead or assist in safety coordinated activities (i.e., safety briefings, etc.) Assist paddlers with take-out and put-in.  Act as guides/rangers on weekend/day-paddle dates.  Assist with VIP paddlers Paddler safety support First aid. Rescue aid and instruction. 

Saturday Boat Take out 3:00 – 5:00
Assist paddlers in carrying canoes and kayaks as well as associated gear to the designated area.

To volunteer contact us via email or call 513-460-3365.