Become a Leader

MAA has many opportunities for members to get involved. Section Leaders fill a paid position to drive events and networking on a local level. Board Members meet monthly to advise MAA officers. Volunteer Event Leaders help provide an engaging schedule of events ranging from gym climbs to expeditions, from beginner through expert. Other volunteers help MAA accomplish our mission in a host of areas from media to conservation to youth programming - there is a way for everyone to pitch in.

Shape the Future of Mountain Ascent

You can help shape the future as a leader in MAA. Benefits for these positions include priority RSVP, free membership, 30% retail discount, reimbursement for expedition travel expenses, and support for all your adventures. Section Leader, Board, Event Leader and general volunteer applications are accepted year-round by contacting For more information or to apply please see below.

Event Leader Agreement

All MAA Volunteer Programs