Volunteer with AEE!
Whatever your area of interest or expertise, there is an opportunity that's right for you.
Along with our 3 Staff Members, AEE is sustained by hundreds of dedicated, passionate volunteers. We could not do what we do each day without the help of countless community members who dedicate their time, skills, insights, and energy to helping AEE.
As a volunteer, you'll expand your network, share your skills, gain experience, make incredible friendships, and have an impact in the field of Experiential Education.
- Interested in Therapeutic Adventure? Volunteer with the Therapeutic Adventure Professional Group
- Want to connect to others in your area? Join a Regional Council!
- Have specific skills to offer and want to join a volunteer team? Help plan the International Conference!
- Maybe you care about improving the quality of adventure education programs? - Then AEE's Accreditation program is the place for you, as a Council member or an Accreditation program reviewer.
- Interested in Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare? Volunteer with the Certification Council
- Hoping to make a difference in our industry? Join the Social Justice Taskforce
- You even have the chance to determine the future of AEE - Join the Board of Directors.
What Our Volunteers Are Saying!
"The AEE Volunteer family is an open and welcoming crew that I've absolutely loved working with”
- Callie, volunteer since 2013
“I've met some really wonderful humans through AEE and my favorite thing about being involved is getting excited about what other folks are up to, and seeing a community of mutual excitement.”
- Deirdre, volunteer since 2019
"AEE is no longer just an organization from which I learn the technicalities about experiential education --it is a family."
- Bré, volunteer since 2011
"I have grown both personally and professionally within the AEE community.”
- Tuesdey, volunteer since 2010
"The AEE crowd has become my home away from home, and everyone is friends with EVERYONE! I became involved by attending the AEE Heartland Region Student Summit, but it wasn't until I volunteered to help with the Southeast Regional Conference in 2016 that I really felt like I found "my people"."
- Laura, volunteer since 2016
"The Association for Experiential Education has been my professional home for over 10 years. I have met some incredible people and each one has profoundly changed who I am as a person. None of it would have been possible without volunteering."
- Brian, volunteer
"I have appreciated every moment of volunteering for the Association for Experiential Education, it has offered me joy, challenge and growth."
- Lise, volunteer
"I found my professional home, the Association for Experiential Education in 2018. I have met some incredible people and each one has challenged me and supported me in ways I didn't know was possible."
- Lucinda, volunteer since 2018
"Working within the accreditation program as a reviewer is an experience that allows your own professional growth combined with supporting the improvement of programs and institutions!" Alan, Member Since 2020