Current Opportunities

Special Event: Festival Foods Turkey Trot

Thanksgiving Day: Thursday, November 26
Shopko Hall
Shifts Available between 6 AM - 9:30 AM

The 8th annual Festival Foods Turkey Trot will be held outside Shopko Hall on Thanksgiving morning.  Volunteers are needed to help with all aspects of this 2 mile walk and 4 mile Run: registration, t-shirt hand-out, food & beverage hand out, and course monitoring.  Volunteers should sign up HERE.

Rainbow Rompers

Thursdays, 10:15 - 11:30 AM- Broadview Y

Thursdays, 9:45-11:15 AM - East Side Y

Do you love children and building relationships?  Volunteers, ages 16 years old and older, are needed to help set up gym equipment and play with our preschool age members and their parents. This is a 6 month - 1 year commitment.

Girls Night Out Mentor

Tuesdays, February 23-April 17, 2016, 5:45-8:15 PM 

Thursdays, February 25-April 17, 2016, 5:45-8:15 PM

If you are adult woman who remembers what it was like to be in middle school, we'd love your help in one of the Y's favorite programs: Girls Night Out.  This is a 6 week commitment and you will work with a small group of 5th grade girls and help to prepare what it will be like for the girls in their teen years.  Learn more about Girls Night Out HERE.

Active Older Adult Helper

West Side Y: Mondays, Wednesdays, or Fridays from 9:30 - 11:30 AM

Can you move and set up chairs?  Do you make great coffee?  Do you enjoy building relationships?  Then, this volunteer opportunity is for you!  A volunteer is needed to help set up our Active Older Adult (AOA) class, to make coffee for the AOA social hour, and interact with the AOAs (Y memebers ages 55+).  Choose 1, 2, or all 3 days.  This is a 6 month - 1 year commitment.

Special Needs Assistant

Thursdays and/or Saturdays, 10 AM- 12 PM-  Broadview Y

One of our favorite Y members is need of assistance while he works out.  If you are a caring and talkative adult who can help walk the member between machines and set the correct weight on the machine, this is the opportunity for you.  Work out while building a new friendship.  You do not need any medical or nursing experience, as the member is able to get around on his own, but likes to know someone is there.  The days and times will be set between the volunteer and member and can change based on the member's needs.  This is a 6 month or longer commitment.

Learning with Legos Mentor

Tuesdays, November 17 - December 22, 5-6 PM, Eisenhower Elementary School

Did you love legos as a child?  Then, this opportunity is for you!  Expose 2nd - 3rd grade child to science and math through fun and engaging lego projects.  Only an hour a week for 6 weeks.  We provide all the materials, lessons, and training.  This is a 6 week commitment.

Looking to make a difference at a Y Camp?

The Y's summer camps, Camp U-Nah-Li-Ya and Camp Wabansi are always in need of volunteers to lend a hand. Consider helping at one of our many family weekends or work days.  An up Coming Work Day date is set for: Saturday, May 9 (Wabansi). For more information, contact Camp.

For information about the YMCA's Junior Counselor or Counselor-in-Training summer programs please click HERE.

Take the next step!

Complete an online Volunteer Application today.