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If you love the outdoors and helping others, then apply today to be an UpaDowna Volunteer! Our volunteers are SUCH a huge part of our success!

We will have a lot of opportunities throughout the year which can include:

  • UpaDowna Booths at events (festivals, races, UpaDowna events)
  • Intro to Climbing (helping folks discover the joys of rock climbing/bouldering. Certified belayers needed)
  • Adventure Hikes (every month is a new adventure in a different location, looking for people to teach subjects.)
  • Summer Pedal Party (weekly urban bicycle rides)
  • Overnight Camping/14ers
  • Stand Up Paddleboard Classes
  • Trail & Park Cleanups

All volunteers must be 18 years or older, and in some cases 21 and older and be willing to complete a background check and volunteer liability waiver.

To get involved:

-Email our Volunteer Coordinator Eliza Jaramillo at

-Apply to be a SPUR (Similar Paths United by Recreation) leader here

-Join our Volunteer Group on Facebook:

We are also looking for volunteers that might have a background in the following areas:

  • WordPress website development
  • Accounting
  • Fundraising
  • Social Media
  • Marketing
  • Brand Imaging
  • Outdoor Program Development
  • Event development and implementation
  • Outdoor Guiding
  • Children’s Programs
  • Internships

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