Volunteers Needed

These are just some of the opportunities we have for our volunteers to get involved with helping people learn about, explore, and conserve the lands and waters of the Pacific Northwest. If you are a Leader for The Mountaineers, tag your "blogs" with "Volunteers Needed" so your volunteer postings show up here.
Seattle Climbing Committee: Reunion, Recruitment, and Summer Activities

Seattle Climbing Committee: Reunion, Recruitment, and Summer Activities

Learn about our October 22 climbers reunion, answer the call for our open climbing committee chair position and instructor/leader recruitment, and see photos from our summer adventures in this update from our Seattle Branch Climbing Committee.

Share Your Forest Use Data - Help Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Share Your Forest Use Data - Help Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

The University of Washington Outdoor R&D Team is partnering with AMGA and other outdoor organizations to provide land managers real-time data on demand and land use at recreation sites on Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. You can help by providing your uses and observations.

National Public Lands Day - Sep 26

National Public Lands Day - Sep 26

Join us as we celebrate National Public Lands Day this September 26. This is a perfect opportunity to get outside and give back to the lands and waters we call home.

Foothills Branch Seeking Chair-Elect to Join Our Dynamic Team

Foothills Branch Seeking Chair-Elect to Join Our Dynamic Team

The Foothills Branch is seeking a new Chair-Elect to join the leadership team for our vibrant and fast-growing community of members and volunteers on the east side of Lake Washington this spring!

Time on your hands? Help keep our community connected!

Time on your hands? Help keep our community connected!

The Mountaineers is a club built on the foundation of community. We’re getting creative about how to stay engaged with our community during the coronavirus crisis, and we need volunteers to make it happen!

We’re Feeling the Pinch, Here’s How You Can Help

We’re Feeling the Pinch, Here’s How You Can Help

The COVID-19 crisis has everyone worried about their finances and The Mountaineers is no exception. Here are three ways our volunteers can support The Mountaineers right now.

Citizen Science: White-Tailed Ptarmigan, Ghost Birds of the Winter Cascades

Citizen Science: White-Tailed Ptarmigan, Ghost Birds of the Winter Cascades

In this piece from Mountaineer magazine we hear from two local scientists on the White-Tailed Ptarmigan, and why they need your help to learn more about this unique native bird.

Wanted: Your Stories of Extraordinary Walks in the Wild

Wanted: Your Stories of Extraordinary Walks in the Wild

In 2017, we launched an adventure presentation series to celebrate extraordinary trekking and backpacking adventures in the wilds of the world. Three years in, we've hosted 12 well-attended presentations about walks in extraordinary locations in the US and around the globe - all by Mountaineers members! We know there are more wild-walkers among us - please bring us your stories to include in the series!

The Personal Reward of Being an Environmental Steward and Volunteer

The Personal Reward of Being an Environmental Steward and Volunteer

Hear from super volunteer Regina Robinson about her passion for stewardship, and why she thinks you should volunteer your time for something you're passionate about.

Become a Hike or Backpack Leader for The Mountaineers

Become a Hike or Backpack Leader for The Mountaineers

Many experienced hikers and backpackers have found great personal satisfaction and growth and new trail companions by becoming a Mountaineers hike or backpack leader. This evening seminar provides required information and leadership training for those interested in taking this path.

Make your ideas a reality - volunteer on a committee!

Make your ideas a reality - volunteer on a committee!

Committee volunteerism is the the corner stone of The Mountaineers' courses, activities, and overall organization. Learn more about the benefits of supporting a committee and consider getting involved!

Update Your Volunteer Profile

Update Your Volunteer Profile

The membership of the Mountaineers contains an impressive variety of skills, talents, and volunteering interests. If people are willing to share those talents, we can accomplish amazing things at every level of this volunteer-led organization! Learn how to share and access the many talents within The Mountaineers.

What does it mean to be a Mountaineers leader?

What does it mean to be a Mountaineers leader?

Volunteer leaders are the lifeblood of The Mountaineers - they teach courses, lead trips, and generally fulfill every aspect of our mission! Learn more about the characteristics of a Mountaineers leader, as well as this group’s unique privileges and responsibilities.