Volunteer with Us


Wild Diversity volunteers contribute to our mission in many valuable ways. We are able to further our mission for diversity in the outdoors through the community support of our volunteers. They help build a foundation for safe and welcoming spaces for the BIPOC & LGBTQ communities to explore the love of the outdoors. Our volunteer are from the community, BIPOC and/or LGBTQ, to ensure safer spaces for the communities we serve.   

Join our team!


Volunteers Opportunities

Un-Climb Night Organizers - Un-Climb Nights at Mazamas is one of our most regular running events. Un-Climb builds community and creates a space for encouragement and connection for new and veteran climbers. The Un-Climb Night Leads will be volunteers who help coordinate each event. They will arrive early to set up the space, greet the belay volunteers, make sure all participants sign the waivers, support the flow of the evening and coordinate clean up. The Leads will need to be experienced belayers and be able to check off on the Belay Volunteers readiness to belay. We are looking for 4-6 individuals to pair up for each of our Un-Climb nights throughout the year. Orientation is February 23rd at 2:30pm at Mazamas. Email admin@wilddiversity.com 

Un-Climb Night Belay Volunteers - Join our community, come climb and help belay our community members. 

Volunteer Coordinator - Volunteers help support the majority of the work we do at Wild Diversity in one way or another. We are looking for a volunteer Volunteer Coordinator to help reach out to volunteer inquiries and help with volunteer support and appreciation. 

Marketing Team - Our Monday meetings are a collaborative working meeting to support Wild Diversity's upcoming marketing needs and campaigns. Be a part of this creative team! We are looking for people who can support with blog or vlog content, including reviews, tips and tricks, adventure reviews. Sign Up for Our Next Meeting Here

Gear Library Attendant - The Gear library could always use a pair of caring hands for organization, stocking or repair. Volunteer a couple of hours a month to support this very important community resource. 

If you are interested in any of these positions, please email admin@wilddiversity.com


What Makes Great Leaders?

You. That is all we need. 

Our adventure leaders support the majority of Wild Diversity's programing. They lead single day and multi day adventures on land and on water. Our Leadership Development Program focus on developing the leadership of outdoorists and community members into outdoor leaders, regardless of the level of previous leadership or outdoor experience, through a combination of workshops, field training, feedback and growth. Their passion is what determines the adventures they lead. 


Community Leaders Council

The Community Leaders Council (CLC) is a team of professionals who have a passion for the outdoor adventure, the environment and supporting BIPOC & LGBTQ communities in these spaces. Members will use their unique skills and backgrounds to expand the mission of Wild Diversity. 

Qualifications include:  

  • Two years of professional experience in any sector  
  • Previous volunteer experience  
  • Strong communication and leadership skills  
  • Attendance at monthly CLC meetings  
  • Participation in planning and attending 3-5 campaigns per year  Participant in our quarterly 
  • Rabble-Rouser Mixer  
  • 12 month commitment to the CLC

The CLC support Wild Diversity mission in the following groups.

MARKETING - work with the Executive Director to understand marketing outline & voice. Help with any of the following: add content to marketing schedule, produce campaigns, design graphics, post on social media, update copy of website; create and send newsletters.
FUNDRAISING - work with the Fundraising Coordinator to execute the fundraising plan, create, plan & execute fundraising events, locate & apply for grants, build & maintain a donor base.
RECRUITMENT - create recruitment campaigns for Wild Diversity, create position descriptions, share volunteer opportunities throughout social networks, vet and interview potential volunteers, maintain great relationship with volunteers.