Volunteering as an Instructor

Thank you for your interest in volunteering as an instructor with the WAC Basic Climbing Class! We are a 100% volunteer-run organization and rely on instructors like you to help teach, coach, and guide new climbers throughout their education. Volunteering is a great way to keep your skills fresh while teaching others, engage with the community, and meet new climbing partners. We appreciate your generosity and consideration.

Returning WAC Member? 

All WAC members including graduates of the Basic and Intermediate Climbing Classes are required to fulfill the following minimum requirements:

New to the WAC?

New to WAC instructors are required to fulfill the following minimum requirements:

First, you'll prepare a short climbing resume to send to the BCC Co-Chairs at wac-basic-chairs ΑΤ googlegroups DΟΤ com to begin the intake process. This resume should include:

Next, your instructor interview process will begin:


All event dates are in the Schedule and Google Calendar. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the co-chairs. 

Please note: Your completion of the above steps does not guarantee your status as an instructor or your staffing for a chosen weekend. Volunteer assignments are up to the discretion of the co-chairs and weekend organizers based on curriculum, skill sets and experience levels, and safety + risk management.

Thank you again for volunteering! We couldn't run the BCC without you.