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Chapter Outings Program Chair

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Recruiting Organization: Sierra Club Washington State Chapter

Are you passionate about making the outdoors more accessible and inclusive? Do you enjoy building relationship and community with other passionate people? Ready to develop your leadership skills and play a role in creating something new and awesome? Then apply to become our next Outings Chair!
About the role

The Chapter Outings Chair works with chapter and group leadership to support our outings program across the state. This will include building out a new state-wide Outings Committee, and leading this team in the development and management of the Washington Chapter’ s Outings Program.

Sierra Club Outings Program

The Sierra Club's members and supporters are more than 3.8 million of your friends and neighbors. Inspired by nature, we work together to protect our communities and the planet. Part of this work includes leading others in outdoor excursions to help foster a connection between people and their environment, as well as between one another. Our local Outings volunteers lead a range of outings that are as diverse as their interests, from picnics, day hikes, peak scrambles, community building, bicycling, skiing, paddling, bird-watching, conservation-oriented activities, and forays into the remaining natural areas of our major cities.

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Chair Responsibilities
  • Working with staff and local group outings leaders to create a sustainable structure for a new Chapter Outings Committee.
  • Schedule and facilitate monthly meetings with the new Chapter Outings Committee.
  • Keep updated on Sierra Club outings policies and online tools/resources
  • Work with staff and other outings leaders to create a community network among all outings leaders. This includes fostering a culture of inclusion, recognition, and appreciation. Work to ensure a safe, supportive, and healthy environment for all outings leaders.
  • Get trained as an outings leader and lead at least 2 outings a year
  • Supporting other committee members in their roles as needed.
  • Before leaving office, train your replacement and pass along all plans, results and materials to your replacement. Introduce them to your key contacts.


  • Free Sierra Club membership
  • Basic first aid training
  • Leadership skills development
  • Outdoor leadership training

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Fee Amount: None

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