Volunteering to run trips is an integral part of the club’s culture, and we want to both encourage and support everyone who is interested.
There are a few things you should know first though! Please read the guidelines for trip organizers, then complete the form below and we can fill you in. Amber McMinn is currently our volunteer hero that reviews applications, and will take anywhere from an hour to a few days to do so depending on her schedule. Please keep in mind that we’re are entirely volunteer run organization!
The club recently held presentations about how to organize trips. These presentations can be found here:
Trip organizers must collect signed waiver forms after each trip and hand them to the club’s executive at a monthly social, volunteer meeting, AGM, or by mail:
The Alpine Club of Canada – Vancouver Section
595 Burrard Street
PO Box 48241 Bentall Centre
Vancouver, BC V7X 1A1
Support for Trip Organizers
The club supports it’s trip organizers in various ways. One of which is in the form of financial grants for appropriate courses taken to improve your skills.
This allows active trip organizers to apply for reimbursement of two thirds of course fees such as first-aid or avalanche safety training. Please read the policy for more information.
Volunteer Application Form
Fill out the form below if you are interested in leading trips. If you have any issues or need any support, please reach out to our volunteer Trip Recruitment Director Amber McMinn.