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The Mountaineers

Nonprofit or community organization

Last modified: May 13, 2014, 11:15 PM

Description

Our mission is to enrich the community by helping people explore, conserve, learn about and enjoy the lands and waters of the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

Background

The Mountaineers was formed in 1906 to explore the wild areas and peaks surrounding the still-young city of Seattle. Today, it is home to around 10,000 active members.

Volunteer-Driven

Although The Mountaineers has a small full-time staff, nearly 1,000 volunteers run most of the programs. Volunteer leaders do everything from leading trips to teaching classes to promoting their programs.

Get Involved

In addition to the recreational activities we pursue, The Mountaineers works to ensure that wilderness areas are preserved and protected through the actions of our Conservation, Recreation Resources and Stewardship divisions. Volunteer members track issues, mobilize members, perform trail maintenance, work with coalitions and lobby legislators (local and national).

It's easy to get involved with The Mountaineers. We offer trips, classes and events for all experience levels. So if you are an absolute beginner with a desire to get outside, or you are an experienced outdoor enthusiast, we have something for you. Our trips range from easy to very strenuous, with everything in between. You pick your own pace.

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  • Summer Camp Program Lead Staff - Job

    Last updated:
    May 29, 2014
    Location:
    Seattle, WA, US
    Description:
    Position Description The Summer Camp Lead Staff are directly responsible for the daily supervision of a group of 8-12 youth ranging in age from 6-13. Summer Ca...

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Website:
http://www.mountaineers.org
Government ID number:
27-3009280
Phone:
206-521-6001
Address:
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA, 98115, US
Date Founded:
1906

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