Current Opportunities

Special Event Opportunity: Babysitting Assistant

Location: Downtown Y
Dates:  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.


Learning with Legos

Location: Howe Elementary School
Dates: Tuesdays (November 4, 11, 18, 25 & December 2, 9, & 16)
Time: 4:15-5:15 pm

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


Swim Assistant

Location: Downtown Y
Day: Saturdays
Time: 9:30 -10:30

Do you love children and water?  Volunteers, ages 14 years and older are needed to supervise and play with children in the Y's swim program.


Personal Assistant

Location: Downtown Y
Dates: Mondays or Thursdays
Time: 10-11:30 AM

Help out while working out and make a new friend.  A Y Member with special needs is looking for a FEMALE volunteer to assist her while she works out.  This includes walking with the member on the track.


Kids Korner Assistant

Location: Downtown Y or East Side or West Side Y
Dates: Week Days
Time: Evenings

Volunteers, ages 14 years and older are needed to supervise and play with young children in our drop-in babysitting center.


Reading Buddy

Location: Doty, Howe, Sullivan, or Tank Elementary Schools
Dates: Weekdays during the school year, starting week of September 16
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.


Rainbow Rompers Assistant

Broadview Y: Tuesdays or Thursdays 10 - 11:30 AM
East Side Y: Thursdays, 9:30 - 11:15 AM

Put play in a preschooler's day.  Set up equipment and interact with young children in this open gym program.


Special Event Opportunity: Festival Foods Turkey Trot

Location: Outside & Inside Shopko Hall
Date: Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24
Time: Opportunities available between 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Volunteers, ages 14 years and older, are needed to assist at Festival Foods Turkey Trot. This family friendly event involves a 5 Mile & 2 Mile Run/Walk. Volunteers are needed to help with registration, on the course, with clean-up, and more. Volunteers are also needed on Wednesday, November 26 between 1:30 -6 PM. Click HERE to register as a volunteer at the Turkey Trot.


Special Event Opportunity: Festival of Lights

Location: Lambeau Field Atrium
Date: Saturday, December 6
Time: 4:30 - 7:15 PM

Kick off the holiday season by volunteering to FACE PAINT at the Festival Foods Festival of Lights, a family friendly event.  Volunteers don't need much artistic skill to face paint, but must enjoy children and be able to paint BASIC holiday designs (examples and supplies provided). 


Special Event Opportunity: US Bank Eve

Date: Wednesday, December 31 (New Year's Eve)
Downtown Y, 2:30-5:30 PM
East Side or West Side Y, 5:30-8:30 PM

Ring in the New Year by volunteering at US Bank Eve, a family friendly event. Volunteers will help with a variety of children's activities and crafts and be home in plenty of time to celebrate the New Year.  Click HERE to sign up as a volunteer at US Bank Eve.


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: September 27 (U-Nah-Li-Ya). For more information, contact Camp.

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


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