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Welcome! 

AAC Philly Chapter volunteers are a group of Philly-loving climbers and outdoor enthusiasts dedicated to being an active part of our growing community.

Volunteering with our chapter is a great way to make new friends, share your love of climbing, and support ongoing AAC programming.

Our chapter offers three levels of volunteer involvement: 

The Volunteer Crew is a great way to get started volunteering with our chapter.  

The Logistics Team is the place to be if you want to get more involved.    

The Executive Board leads our chapter's long-term development. 

Keep scrolling for more info on each team and how to get involved! 


Volunteer Crew

Help us day-of at future events.

EXPECTATIONS & COMMITMENT:

  • You will receive notifications before an event that needs volunteers; you can sign up for tasks/shifts as you like.
  • Be responsive in the days leading up to an event so we can coordinate your arrival time, day-of point-of-contact, and tasks.
  • Help out day-of executing your assigned tasks. Be friendly and welcoming to anyone and everyone! 
  • After signing up you are welcome, but not required, to join us for our monthly volunteer meetings, volunteer retreats, potlucks, and other staff-specific programming. (Volunteer meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month). 

Logistics Team

Become a more active member of the team by assisting with event or program planning

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Be part of the volunteer list for 4 months
  • Volunteer at two AAC Philadelphia events
  • Be a member of the American Alpine Club
  • Respond to a job posting or submit a formal request to join the Logistics Team which details what you would like to help us with (event planning, education, etc)

EXPECTATIONS & COMMITMENT:

  • A one year-commitment, to be renewed annually if you would like
  • Attend at least half of the monthly volunteer meetings (volunteer meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month)
  • Execute your tasks per your own written job description
  • Actively monitor your provided Trello account and respond to requests within 48 hours.

Executive Board

Become an integral part of our team by leading others and executing our long-term vision for the future of our chapter

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Be a member of the programming and development team in good standing for 1 year.
  • Be a member of the American Alpine Club
  • Respond to a job posting or submit a formal request to join the Executive Board which details what you would like to help us with (event planning, education, etc)

EXPECTATIONS & COMMITMENT:

  • A one year-commitment, to be renewed annually if you would like
  • Miss no more than 3 of the monthly volunteer meetings per year (volunteer meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month)
  • Execute your tasks per your own written job description
  • Actively monitor your provided Trello account and respond to requests within 48 hours.