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Did you know over 800 volunteers work together with the YMCA staff to provide more than 24,000 hours of community program support each year?

Volunteering at the YMCA can help you:

  •     Develop new skills
  •     Provide your skills to help others
  •     Meet new people
  •     Make a difference to your community
  •     Feel valued

“I volunteer with the YMCA because of the amazing members, staff and fellow volunteers. The YMCA’s core valuesare what I’m all about!” Paula – 10yrs of volunteering

Whatever your reason for volunteering, the YMCA would love to have you join our team! YMCA volunteers contribute their time & talent in a wide variety of roles including:

  •     health & wellness
  •     member services
  •     child care
  •     fundraising
  •     family support
  •     child and youth programs
  •     mentoring / tutoring
  •     facility maintenance
  •     policy support

How do I get started?

To ensure the volunteer experience is rewarding for everyone, anyone interested in volunteering is asked to fill out paperwork at the centre they wish to volunteer.