Our Volunteers

CVSR Volunteers Reach Another Record High

The numbers are in! CVSR Volunteers surpassed the 100,000 hours goal for 2017 with 104,221 volunteer hours recorded in 2017! We would like to take this opportunity to thank our amazing volunteers for contributing their time and talent to achieve this record-breaking number. Volunteer hours increased almost 11,000...

Become a CVSR Volunteer

Have you ever wanted to work on the railroad? Looking for volunteer service hours or are you just looking for a fun new opportunity to get out of the house and meet new people? Why not become a volunteer at Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad? Orientation for...

CVSR Sets New Volunteer and Ridership Records

A Message from President and CEO Joe Mazur: As we draw closer to the end of the 2017 season, I’d like to share exciting new records for CVSR. Volunteer hours for the third quarter of 2017 continue upward and put us on the path to a...

Happy National Volunteer Week!

Happy National Volunteer Week! We at CVSR are so grateful for our volunteers! If you've taken the train, the majority of the folks you see on board are volunteers. Whether elves on the Polar Express or our trainmen on board every week, our volunteers dedicate so...

Alan Rice Named 2016 CVSR Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations to Alan Rice for being named CVSR’s 2016 Volunteer of the Year. Since becoming a CVSR volunteer in June 2009, Alan has contributed 7,800+ hours of service. In 2016 alone, Alan recorded 1,494.5 volunteer hours! Alan has served in many roles with outstanding dedication. On...

CVSR Restoring Mural Aboard the St. Lucie Sound Car

The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) is working with ICA Art Conservation on a new project to restore a mural on the Saint Lucie Sound car. The Saint Lucie Sound is a luxury, sleek tavern lounge observation car, acquired by CVSR from the Haslinger family in...

Volunteers Contribute Record Number of Hours in 2016

CVSR volunteers contributed a record number of hours this past year. In 2016, more than 1,740 volunteers recorded over 93,000 hours of service – which is the equivalent of approximately 45 full-time employees. This record surpasses approximately 91,000 hours of service contributed in 2015. Sherri Lemley, manager of trustee...

CVSR Volunteer Receives CVNP’s 2016 Safety Award

Congratulations to Mary Stewart, a CVSR volunteer, on being named the recipient of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park’s (CVNP) 2016 Safety Award.  The CVNP Safety Advisory Council recognizes individuals that have made significant safety contributions each year. Mary Stewart went above and beyond in planning and...

Tim Osyk Named CVSR’s 2015 Volunteer of the Year

The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) is pleased to announce that Tim Osyk was named the 2015 Volunteer of the Year. Osyk has been a CVSR volunteer for 14 years and has contributed 6,000 hours. Osyk became interested in volunteering at CVSR when he met...

Volunteers Contribute Record Number of Hours in 2015

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) had a record number of volunteer hours this past year. In 2015, 1,297 CVSR volunteers contributed a record 90,848 hours of service - which is the equivalent of approximately 44 full-time employees. As a partner of the Cuyahoga Valley National...