Volunteers have been the backbone of the YMCA since we opened our doors over 160 years ago. Today, hundreds of volunteers donate their time and talents to help support our mission; connecting people to their communities to live healthier, happier lives.
It is important to us that our volunteers have rewarding experience in their work, with access to training, development and connection to their community - not to mention the fantastic feeling that comes with making a difference in the lives of others.
Volunteering is a unique opportunity to contribute to your community in a way that is meaningful to both yourself and to the wider community. Our volunteers get involved for a variety of reasons, such as:
Whatever your reason for volunteering, we aspire to have all of our volunteers benefit from their experience as much as our communities benefit from their service.
In gratitude for the service you provide, we offer our volunteers a variety of benefits, which may include:
We welcome groups who wish to volunteer together on a short-term basis, for example, as corporate team building days or an annual volunteer day for the office. To discuss these opportunities, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your request or apply online.