Our dedicated and talented volunteers are critical to the operation of the Mazamas. By a recent estimation, volunteers contributed over 100,000 hours in 2017! Here are some ways you can get started:
Join a Committee
Help out at the Mazama lodge
Volunteer in the office
Help maintain the Mazama Mountaineering Center and landscaping
Become a leader for climbs, hikes, Nordic skiing, & AYM
Sign up for a Stewardship Activity
Help in the Mazama Library
Be on a special task force
Belay for a Youth Outreach Climb
If you want to volunteer with the Mazamas, you will need to complete our Volunteer Agreement.
Below, you will find our current volunteer needs. Some are specific requests from committees, others are short-term jobs requested by Mazama staff, and some are one time gigs. There is a need for a little bit of everything, so your unique skills are valuable!
Interested in Volunteering?
Once you have setup an account on our site, go to your profile page, and click the Edit button. Complete the Volunteer Information that is part of your bio, including: Available for Onsite Volunteering, Volunteer Availability Frequency, Volunteer Availability, Volunteer Skills, Volunteer Interests, and Volunteer Motivation.
In order to volunteer with the Mazamas, you must complete the Volunteer Agreement by clicking the link at the bottom of this page.
WFA Building Coordinator
We are in need of volunteers to monitor the Mazama Mountaineering Center during one of our external Wilderness First Aid courses. Building coordinators will be responsible for opening/closing the building, periodically cleaning the restrooms, and ensuring class coordinators have access to what they need.
Virtual Preventing Sexual Harassment and Assault Instructors
Want to help create a positive culture at the Mazamas that's safer for everyone in our community? Come teach our online "Safe Outside Training: Preventing Sexual Harassment and Assault." If you are interested in learning more, check out our volunteer interest form here.
Get started volunteering by completing our Volunteer Agreement today.