Become a Leader

SMC has many opportunities for members to get more fully involved. Volunteer Event Leaders help the club provide an engaging schedule of events ranging from gym climbs to expeditions, from beginner through expert. Benefits include unlimited RSVP privilege on all events before it is open for general RSVPs, 48% off membership discount, reimbursement for expedition travel expenses, and club support for all your adventures. Applications are accepted year-round.

Event Leader Agreement and Handbook

Shape the Future

You can help shape the future SMC as a volunteer Board Member. The board meets monthly to help the club fulfill its mission. Board Member benefits are the same as those for ELs. Other volunteer positions include being a member of any of these important committees:

  • Media - video, photos, and all social media
  • Website - improve and maintain SMC website
  • Women - provide and support women only programming efforts
  • Events  - plan, post and track all climbing events
  • Marketing - create campaigns to support online and physical marketing efforts
  • Membership - communicate with and service members
  • Training - plan, post and track all training events
  • Legal and Compliance - taxes, regulations and permits
  • Finance - plan, budget and track SMC finances

Please contact SMC at or (916) 692-0005 to join a leadership team. Thank you for your involvement in the club!