YMCA of Greater St. Louis


YMCA of Greater St. Louis

About Volunteering

Volunteer and Make a Difference!

With the Y, you're not just a member of a facility or a volunteer; you're part of a cause. With a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, improving health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors, you also have the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

Across the country, the Y helps people give back and assist their neighbors by offering them opportunities to volunteer, advocate and support programs that strengthen community.

As a YMCA volunteer, you can lead a program, serve as a role model for young people, help out in the office or at a special event, raise much-needed funds, or be part of a group or committee working on a neighborhood issue. No matter how you help, you'll make a big difference as you work with others to create a feeling of connectedness in your community. Do something good. Volunteer at the YMCA!

YMCA of Greater St. Louis Volunteer Events Calendar (for special events and group projects)
YMCA of Greater St. Louis Volunteer Opportunities  (for ongoing Volunteer Positions)

Ongoing Opportunities include:

  • Homework Tutor
  • Internships
  • Literacy Services
  • Youth Sports Coach/official
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Aquatics Instructor
  • Mentor for Older Youth
  • Teen Chaperone
  • YMCA Annual Bookfair
  • Community Outreach
  • Day and Resident Camping
  • Child Watch
  • Tour Guide
  • Special Events and Projects
  • Board of Advisors
  • Board Committees
  • Fund Raising
  • Task Force
  • Clerical/office

The generosity of others is at the core of our existence. It is only through the support of our hundreds of thousands of volunteers and public and private donors that we are able to give back to the communities we serve.  Visit the front desk at any YMCA or call the branch location nearest you to discuss volunteer opportunities.

Please Note: The YMCA offers both full-time and part-time career opportunities in a variety of disciplines. Visit YMCA Employment Opportunities for more information.