Interested in Volunteering?

Chiltern has a variety of volunteer opportunities available throughout the year.

Join our Executive Committee (or “Board”)—As the Bylaws articulate, Chiltern is to have a ten-member Executive Committee. This committee (or “or Board” as we affectionately call it) consists of Chair, a Vice Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, and Webmaster. The Bylaws still say the latter is a “Newsletter Coordinator,” but we no longer have a newsletter.

Board members serve a two-year term limit, but may run again indefinitely. When necessary a new a Board is elected every autumn (usually in December) at our Annual Meeting. Virtually every year there are Board vacancies; for a complete list of Board Members click on Club Info.

Lead a Trip—Being a trip leader does not require a whole lot of experience. If you have a passion for an outdoor activity, or you enjoy walking through your favorite park or neighborhood, and would like to share that experience with other Chiltern members, post it as an Event! There are of course a few guidelines, such as rating your trip according to the Trip Difficulty Guidelines and reinforcing the Club Etiquette.

If you're new to trip leading, there are a number of people willing to assist you and possibly be a co-leader.  You may send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and a board members will assist you, or contact one of these individuals:

  • Tom Delisle This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Jeff Mee This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Josiah Richards This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Trail Maintenance—Chiltern has an adopted trail near Waterville Valley, NH. The Welch-Dickey Trail Loop is our adopted trail in the White Mountains National Forest. It has carried a reputation as being a very well maintained and traveled trail. We are always in need of volunteers to begin the spring or fall clean up of the trail. Clearing run off tracks and water bars, down branches and brush. We maintain this trail in collaboration with the Waterville Valley Athletic and Improvement Association.If you have interest in this type of project please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Also, if you happen to be part of a conservation organization that needs volunteers for its trails, please feel free to post a trip asking for more volunteers.

Other volunteers opportunities—Even if you don’t see something here, there’s always room for volunteer opportunities. If you’re interested in offering something, please contact the Board at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and someone will get back as soon as possible.