Appalachian Trail Chaplain – Application Documents

Are you interested in becoming the 2020 Appalachian Trail Chaplain? The application below can be used to apply for either the thru-hiker position or the circuit hiker. Read the job descriptions for details.

To apply, download and complete the application form below. All applications must be received by August 15, 2019.

  • The Application PDF will load in a new browser window. Click the download icon on the Application to save it to your device.
  • The Disclosure Form & Job Description will download to your computer’s default downloads folder.

Download the Disclosure Form

Download the Application

Download the Job Description for the Thru-Hiker

Download the Job Description for the Circuit Hiker

Once completed, please mail application documents to:

Appalachian Trail Outreach Ministry
1101 Hunting Camp Road
Bastian, VA 24314

Note: Please make a note on completed application form to indicate if you are applying for the thru-hiker or the circuit hiker position.

Reminder: Deadline for the 2020 AT Chaplain application is August 15, 2019.

Matt Hall, 2017 Appalachian Trail Chaplain (left), greets a fellow hiker during his thru hike. Photo by Mike DuBose, United Methodist News Service