Regular Volunteers

The club couldn’t run without all our volunteers! The committee is supported by over 30 volunteers working behind the scenes on a regular basis. There is a lot to do and we always need help. Every bit helps share the load.

The table below sets out regular roles and current vacancies. If you are interested in supporting the club, please contact the Secretary for more information.

Vice president: supporting volunteers

Paua Hut MaintenanceResponsible for regular maintenance at Paua Hut
Paua Hut BookingsWe need more volunteersManage online bookings at Paua Hut
Mountain House ShelterResponsible for regular maintenance at the Mountain House Shelter,
including liaising with DOC as needed
Greater Wellington Backcountry NetworkLiaise GWBN and identify opportunities for WTMC to support maintenance activities in the Wellington region.

Treasurer: supporting volunteers

Treasurer supportWe need more volunteers Support the Treasurer with accounts, financial statements,
investment, refunds etc

Chief Guide: supporting volunteers

Assistant Chief Guide
Support the Chief Guide as required, including trip planning,
organising traning and responding to queries
Alpine CoordinatorsOversight of club alpine trips
Coordinate transport, including ferry or vehicle bookings.
Share the load with others (e.g. one month on, one month off)
Emergency Contact Coordinator
Coordinate a roster of emergency contact volunteers for every weekend
Van MaintenanceResponsible for ensuring the van is appropriately maintained
and safe to drive
Van CleaningResponsible for regularly cleaning the van
Families Group
We need more volunteersCoordinate Families trip
Gear Custodians
We need more volunteersTake turns on Wednesday evenings to enable gear pick-up/drop off

Lodge Convenor: supporting functions

Lodge SubCommitteeSupport the Lodge Convenor to maintain and run the Lodge.
Meet monthly, develop policies and participate in decision making
for matters that relate to the Lodge.
Lodge Maintenance OfficerIdentify needs for maintenance and arrange repairs as needed
Food Officer
+ Assistant
Ensure that food orders and deliveries through the winter season
are managed smoothly
Lodge Bookings
We need more volunteersTake turns to manage online bookings for the Lodge: answer queries,
prepare bunk allocations, manage refunds etc.
Lodge HostsWe need more volunteersStay at the lodge for a period of time, welcome visitors and
ensure everything goes smoothly during their stay
Lodge VolunteersWe need more volunteersHelp with lodge maintenance and refurbishments,
annual deep-clean, annual food resupply etc.
Lodge PromotionsPromote lodge activities via our social media accounts and website

Liaison Officer: supporting volunteers

Membership Officer
Responsible for onboarding new members and
ensuring membership fees are paid
Technology Officer
Ensure and improve the operation of our technology platform and related services so that our volunteers and visitors can enjoy a platform that is easy, fast, and reliable to use.
We need more volunteersUpdates to the website
Social ConvenorCoordinate hosts for club nights
Club night hostsWe need more volunteersTake turns to welcome people on Club nights: open the club hall,
prepare tea and biscuits, welcome speakers, etc
Club talk rosterArrange speakers and presentations for Club nights
Social MediaCommunicate about past and future club activities
via our social media accounts and website.
Newsletter Editor
Edit and publish trip reports and other articles on the Club website
MailoutsWe need more volunteersPrepare and mailout FMC cards, backcountry magazines
and other communications as needed
Club StatsCollect trip statistics for club trips and other activities