Be the Change

The YMCA has a long history of service to the community. Join with us to keep that tradition alive! 
Whether you'd like to volunteer once a month, once a week, or on your own schedule, we have a volunteer position to match your interests. See below for current opportunities and contact information.

To become a volunteer, please complete a Volunteer Application and either email it to info@monroecountyymca.org or bring it to the Welcome Center at either branch. The complete application includes: 1. Application 2. Code of Conduct 3. Volunteer Commitment to Safety and 4. Volunteer Acknowledgment. Completion of volunteer application does not guarantee volunteer experience.

Special Events
Volunteers at these annual events do everything from keeping race trails safe to hiding Easter eggs. We'd love to have your help! These positions are great for individuals and groups alike.

  • Family Fun Night
  • Spring Run
  • Easter Egg Hunt
  • Healthy Kids Day
  • Fall Run
  • Breakfast with Santa

Play and Learn
Play and take care of children, ages 6 weeks through 6 years, in our drop-in childcare.
Frequency: We're looking for ongoing volunteers to serve once a month, twice a month, or weekly
Times: Monday-Thursday 8:30am-1pm and 4-8pm; Friday 8:30am-1pm, Saturday 9am-1pm
Location: both YMCA branches
Requirements: Must be 14 or older, or at least 11 and have completed the YMCA Safe Sitter Course.

Youth Sports
Coach a team in one of our many youth sports leagues.
Frequency: We’re looking for ongoing volunteers to commit to one or more teams for a season
Times: Evenings, T-Ball (Summer), Basketball (Winter), Soccer (Spring)
Location: both YMCA branches
Requirements: Must be 16 years of age or older.

Welcome Center
As the first friendly face people see when they come through our doors, these volunteers greet members,
help with check-in, and hand out towels and locks.
Frequency: Ongoing
Times: Monday-Saturday mornings
Location: both YMCA branches
Requirements: Must be 16 years of age or older

Swim Lessons
Assist youth in the water as they learn to swim.
Frequency: We are looking for volunteers who can commit to one or more times a week throughout the summer.
Times: Monday – Friday afternoons, Saturday mornings, ongoing
Location: both YMCA branches
Requirements: Must be 16 years of age or older

Service in Friendship
We are a group of knitters, crocheters, and quilters to come together each month to garner their talents on behalf of the Y For All scholarship fund.
Frequency: Group usually meets once a month, more frequently in the fall.
Times: Various Monday afternoons, 2-3pm
Location: Southeast YMCA
Requirements: None