Current Opportunities

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 16
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 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.


Autumn Opportunity: Backpack Food Program

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


Special Event Opportunity: Spooky Sprint

Location: Outside Aurora Hospital (2845 Greenbrier Rd)
Dates: Saturday, October 25
Time: Opportunties available between 7:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Volunteers, ages 14 years and older, are needed to assist at Aurora BayCare's Spooky Sprint.  This family friendly event involves a 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk, 5K and 10K Run, as well as a Trick-or-Treat Trail for children.  Volunteers are needed to help with registration, on the course, with clean-up, on the Trick-or-Treat Trail, and more.  Volunteers are aslo needed on Friday, October 24 between 3:45 -6 PM.  Click HERE to register as a volunteer at the Spooky Sprint.


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 Heidi Krueger.

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.