Ropes/Belay Volunteer


Cause Areas


Fri Nov 18, 2016 01:00 PM - Sat Nov 19, 2016 07:00 PM


275 Waynick BlvdWrightsville Beach, NC 28480


Volunteers will assist with rappelling up to 90 individuals from the top of the blockade runner. Previous experience with rope safety systems is required. Examples of experience might include: rock climbing instruction, high angle rescue, ropes course facilitation, industrial rope access, rappel training in military or law enforcement, etc.

Duties may include:

Assisting with harnesses and other gear, loading participants onto ropes, maintaining ffective communication, providing ground belay, and unclipping participants from the ropes at the end of their rappel. All equipment is provided by OTE and some heavy lifting may be required. Time commitment: Rope volunteers are asked to participate in a 30 minute on online presentation on a Monday evening of their choice before the event, Approximately three hours of on-site training performed on Nov18th from 1pm till 4pm, then work their volunteer shift from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Please register here:


  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Disaster Response
  • EMT
  • Search & Rescue

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • approx. 15 hours
  • must have ropes experience.
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