Over 233,000 people of all backgrounds and skills volunteer their time and talent for Ys across the country.
Volunteers are 27% more likely to find a job after being out of work than non-volunteers.
When young people volunteer, their likelihood of dropping out of school is cut in half.
As a mentor, you can provide encouragement and guidance to a child or teen who needs support or has similar interests as you. Inspire and help them reach their full potential.
Support and assist our sports directors, fellow coaches and kids while teaching children important life lessons that build character.
Help provide kids with positive experiences that enrich their lives. Volunteer after school, and join us in providing a safe space for kids that is accessible and engaging.
Be the first face people see when walking into a Y, and help provide a great experience to all members, guests and program participants.
Help us promote healthy living activities to members, program participants and staff. This opportunity is perfect for those with a medical background and enjoy helping others.
Build bridges and help everyone feel welcome while putting your language skills to use.
Join us for special one-day events throughout the year. Help harvest a community garden, serve meals to veterans and military service members, lend a hand cleaning up Y camps and so much more.
Make a difference on behalf of your company or organization, while building relationships with your fellow colleagues. Our corporate volunteer opportunities enable employees to put their leadership skills to use for the greater good, like organizing a clothing drive, distributing nutritious meals or building a playground.
Our volunteer board members help improve their local Ys by committing their time and talent to ensure their Y is fiscally and operationally sound and welcoming to all.
Help ensure your neighbors in need receive the meals they may need by participating in food drives and mobile distribution efforts.
Ready to make an impact in your community and in the lives of others? See how you can get started working with us or participating in other Y initiatives.
Participate in fun service projects that are designed to be a simple and rewarding way to give back and support your neighbors.
Help empower children and teens, improve people's health and well-being, and inspire action in your community.
Search for the Y closest to you, and visit their website to learn how to get involved today.