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.
Volunteers Needed - Youth Trip to Squamish June 29-July 8

Volunteers Needed - Youth Trip to Squamish June 29-July 8

We're looking for climb, hike, and backpack leaders to support our annual MAC youth trip to Squamish. Come for all or part of the trip and enjoy free food, free camping, and free high-fives from our students!

Volunteer Vacation at Stevens Lodge

Volunteer Vacation at Stevens Lodge

Be a Pacific Crest Trail angel by becoming a volunteer host at the Mountaineers Lodge at Stevens Pass.

New Photography Speaker Series - Behind the Shot

New Photography Speaker Series - Behind the Shot

The Seattle Photography Committee is launching a new photo presentation series to celebrate the extraordinary photography adventures our Mountaineers members have experienced around the world. We’re hosting four presentations in the next year to share photos, videos, and storytelling from the photographers among us, and we invite you to send us your stories!

Happy World Otter Day! - Citizen Science Opportunity

Happy World Otter Day! - Citizen Science Opportunity

May 30 is World Otter Day! To celebrate, we share this opportunity from the Woodland Park Zoo: if you have ever spotted a wild river otter, or if you encounter one on your next outdoor adventure, tell them about it!

What Can Watermelon Snow Teach Us About Climate Change?

What Can Watermelon Snow Teach Us About Climate Change?

Western Washington University's Dr. Robin Kodner is leading a fascinating citizen-science effort to better understand and document climate change through studying watermelon snow. Read on to see how you can get involved!

Take the Stewardship Challenge

Take the Stewardship Challenge

This year the Olympia Mountaineers is challenging Mountaineers members to spend a day in service to our remarkable public lands. Learn how you can join the challenge, document your service, and play a vital role in caring for our public lands.

Nominees Wanted for Olympia Branch Leadership Roles

Nominees Wanted for Olympia Branch Leadership Roles

We're seeking energetic volunteers to get involved in our fast-growing Olympia branch in critical leadership roles coming open this fall!

Take your leadership skills to a new level as a Global Adventures leader in 2018

Take your leadership skills to a new level as a Global Adventures leader in 2018

Global Adventures leaders take members on trips across North America and around the world, where they can experience Mountaineers activities in new, exciting places.

Olympia Branch Looking for Hike Leaders

Olympia Branch Looking for Hike Leaders

The Olympia Branch is in need of more hike leaders, and it's easier than you think! Check out the perks of the gig, and learn how you can get more involved.

Wanted: Stories of Your Walks in the Wild

Wanted: Stories of Your Walks in the Wild

In 2017 we launched a new adventure presentation series to celebrate the extraordinary trekking and backpacking adventures by Mountaineers members in the wilds of the world, and our two presentations have been extremely well received! We know that there are more wild-walkers among us, and we invite you to bring your stories to us for inclusion in the series!

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!

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.