OC Hiking Club
Largest hiking club in the Great OC
The Orange County Hiking Club, is a charitable 501(c)(3) nonprofit which exists to promote physical, mental and emotional wellness through connection with nature. In addition to outdoor recreation for our members, OC Hiking Club nurtures stewardship that protects trails for future generations and provides education, encouragement and nature-empowerment for people of all ages, families and at-risk youth through mentorship and leadership development in the outdoors.  
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VOLUNTEER HIKE ORGANIZERS

If you love to hike, become an OC Hiking Club Volunteer Hike Organizer!

Volunteer Hike Organizers — organize hikes for adults and/or families

Do you love to help and inspire adults?

Volunteer’s for the OC Hiking Club’s Kids-in-Need-of-Nature Program

Do you love to help and inspire kids?

Volunteer as a Hike Organizer for our Kids-in-Need-of-Nature Program and connect at-risk youth with the outdoors through hikes and outdoor events. Help children explore nature and learn about the outdoors. Volunteers must pass a background check and have prior experience working with children. You will gain experience organizing adult hikes before working with at-risk youth and we provide you with that experience. All OCHC kids hikes are closely supervised by agency staff, volunteers and members.

 

OCHC Volunteer Hike Organizer Qualifications

 

Steps to becoming an OCHC Volunteer Hike Organizer

  1. Join and fill out Participant Agreement
  2. Attend X# hikes with OCHC (# depends on prior experience)
  3. Fill out volunteer application — OC HIKING CLUB Volunteer Application
  4. Background check
  5. Attend Apprentice Orientation
  6. First Aid/CPR certificate
  7. Lead hikes with OCHC (# depends on prior experience)
  8. Kids-in-Need-of-Nature volunteers only — Attend Nature Guide training sessions (Wilderness Skills Training, Wildlife Communication, Coyote Mentoring)
  9. Kids-in-Need-of-Nature volunteers only — Select which of our kids organizations is the best match for you and begin

 

* Scholarships are available for eligible volunteers based on need. Please contact: office @ oc-hiking.com

 

Thank you reconnecting your community with nature!

 


Step 1. Fill out Volunteer Hike Organizer Application form

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