What makes the YMCA such a special place? Ask around, and you’ll likely hear lots of different answers. But you’ll also hear one common thread in all of them: Our people.
By volunteering at the Y, you have the opportunity to join this amazing family of passionate, engaged citizens. Combined with making a real difference in your town, that’s an experience whose value just can’t be measured.
With a variety of programs and special events, both one-time and ongoing opportunities, there is something for every volunteer interest at the Y.
HOW TO GET STARTED
Volunteering is easy at the YMCA! Simply download and complete our Volunteer Application. Return it to us and we will process it immediately. We will then contact you to set up your volunteer time(s) and give you further information.
Download the Volunteer Application
Welcome Center - We are in need of volunteers interested in an on-going volunteer opportunity our Welcome Center. These volunteers are responsible for greeting members, assisting with check-in and handling towel and lock requests. We have volunteer shifts available weekdays from 8:30 - 10:30am and Saturday mornings from 9:00 am - noon. Contact Mandy for more info or download the volunteer application above and submit via e-mail or at the Welcome Center.
Summer Camp Prep - We've got work to do in order to welcome all of our campers back in June! Currently, we are looking for volunteers to paint several picnic tables/benches. We will supply the materials. Paint a little or a lot ... whatever you have time for. Contact Mandy if you want to help out with this project.
Play and Learn - We are looking for people willing to do one two-hour shift per week, any day Monday - Friday (9am-11am preferrably). Need to be able/willing to get up and down from the floor. Volunteers are used to lead games, read stories, interact and, most of all, have fun with our Play 'N Learn kids! Contact Mandy for more info!
Adapted Aquatics - Volunteers are needed on Fridays from 3:30-5:30pm to assist our Adapted Aquatics program participants in the water. This is a very rewarding opportunity where you can make a big difference. Past volunteers have commented that they feel they may get as much from the program as the participants! Contact Mandy for more info at 812.961.2185.
Service In Friendship - We are searching for a group of knitters, crocheters and quilters to come together each month to garner their talents on behalf of, for example, the Monroe County YMCA Partner With Youth Scholarship Fund, the Shalom Center, and other agencies. We meet on specific Mondays from 2:00-3:00pm. For more info on this volunteer opportunity, contact Gayle at 812.961.2171.