Current Opportunities

Special Event: YMCA Summer Block Party

Location & Date:  East Side Y, Tuesday, August 5
Time: 4:30-7 pm

Volunteers are needed to assist the Y's free and family-friendly block parties: serve food, supervise games & crafts, help with the Kids Run, and more.


Autumn Opportunity: Babysitting Assistant

Location: Downtown Y
Dates:  September 18, October 23, and November 20
Time: 5:30-7:30 pm

Volunteers, ages 14 years and older are needed to supervise and play with children while their parents attend a Parent's Cafe.


Autumn Opportunity: Learning with Legos

Location: Doty Elementary School
Dates: Tuesdays (September 23 & 30, October 7, 14, 21, & 28)
Time: 4:30-5:30 pm

Volunteers, ages 18 years and older, are needed to play with and build simple lego sets with a child.  All training and materials provided.  Learn more about the program HERE.


Autumn Opportunity: Tutor

Location: Esienhower Elementary School
Dates: Weekdays during the school year, starting week of September 9
Time: 4-5 pm

Volunteers, ages 18 years and older, are needed to spend at least one hour per week facilitating reading and math activities for an elementary age child in the Y's 21st Century After School program.  Choose the week day that works for you.  All the training and materials are provided.


Autumn Opportunity: Reading Buddy

Location: Doty, Eisenhower, Howe, Sullivan, or Tank Elementary School
Dates: Weekdays during the school year, starting week of September 9
Time: 4-5 pm

Do you love reading?  Then this opportunity is for you.  Volunteers, ages 14 years old and older, are needed to read to and listen to students reading.  This is a one hour per week commitment during the school and you can choose the day and location that works the best for you.


Autumn Opportunity: Backpack Food Program

Location: Eisenhower and Howe Elementary Schools
Dates: Thursdays during the shcool year (starting September 25)
Time: 4-5:30 pm

Volunteers, ages 14 years and older, are needed to fill backpacks with food for students in the Y's after school program.  This is a easy and fun way to give back to the community.  Sign up for one time, once a month, or every week.  This is a great opportunity for groups.


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.  Up Coming Work Day dates are set for: September 27 (U-Nah-Li-Ya). For more information, contact Heidi Krueger.

For information about the Junior Counselor or Counselor in Training summer programs please click HERE.


Take the next step!

Complete an online Volunteer Application today.