Volunteering at your local YMCA is a great way to learn new skills, make new connections and contribute to your local community. It may also enhance your CV and job prospects for the future. The Y offers a variety of volunteer opportunities for both individuals and groups. Our volunteers come together from all walks of life with a commitment to helping others and to share their skills and expertise. Whatever your skillset, availability or areas of interest, you may surprise yourself with the different ways you can make a difference.
Our community centres offer a variety of volunteering roles, from administration, event planning, fundraising, to program coordinationg roles. We will help find a role and a commitment level that is right for you.
Volunteers are an integral part of YMCA Op Shops. We are always looking for individuals, regardless of age & skills, to bring fresh energy and ideas to our retail stores.
YMCA Youth Mentors are responsible for developing and maintaining a positive mentoring relationship with a young person experiencing behavioural, social and/or mental health problems. Youth Mentors are embedded within the life of the YMCA Vocational School. They provide support and guidance to young people during class, vocational training and extracurricular activities, and aim to increase connectedness, social skills and school engagement.