have found that among its other benefits giving liberates the soul of
is an important part of every activity at the Waldo County YMCA. Volunteers
guide our organization as a part of the Board of Directors. Volunteers
help in every department, nearly everyday.
We have a solid volunteer
program at our YMCA with a very strong, committed volunteer base. Every
year for the past 7 years we have at least 700 different people give of
themselves in some way to our organization. That
means over 8,000 volunteer hours during the year. We value our
volunteers and the excellent work that they perform!
If you enjoy the Waldo County YMCA and if you would like to be a part
of things as a volunteer, please fill out a volunteer application, let
us know what you would like to do and how you see yourself as being a
part of our team. If you volunteer, we will make every effort to match
your skills with our needs.
consider becoming a volunteer. The process is simple:
1. Fill out a volunteer application
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an ADULT Volunteer Application
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a YOUTH Volunteer Application
2. Come in to the YMCA for a short interview
3. Have background and reference checks
4. Complete orientation as a volunteer in your particular area
During the school year, we have a middle school dance once a month, on
Friday nights. There are always several staff members at each dance. Volunteers
are primarily responsible for helping with refreshments, taking money
or signing in the students.
If you have skills and experience in fitness and are interested in leading
a class or help filling in when needed, please volunteer.
We are in the planning stages for our May Triathlon. It takes many great
volunteers to make this event happen. More than 200 volunteers help each
year, from registration to manning safety stations, there are many different
jobs to be done.
We are looking for additional support for our custodial services. Please
consider a few hours once or twice a week to help with general cleaning.
Front Desk Support
We can always use extra help at our front desk. If you thrive in the environment
of customer service this could be the spot for you! We are open nearly
100 hours a week so the possibilities are plentiful.
Mowing & Outside Landscaping
We are looking for volunteers to help with the outside clean up around
the building and parking lot. Also, during the spring and summer months
we could use help with maintaining our lawns and Hosta Garden. We also
would love a volunteer for overseeing flower boxes out front. If you enjoy
working outside and would be willing to commit to once or twice a week
for a few hours that would be great. This is an adult volunteer opportunity.
Day Camp Support
We can always use extra help with our day campers. Camp begins on June
22, and ends on August 19, 2016. If you are available for a day, a week
or more and would like to help, please fill out a volunteer application.
We are looking for help in the following areas:
· Sports Camps if you have knowledge in sports, consider volunteering
to help in one of our camps.
· Lining and Preparing Fields for Soccer and Softball
· Delivering Equipment to and from Athletic Fields for games
Child Shall Lead Road Race
This event will be October 9, 2016. If you enjoy helping with youth races,
please volunteer to help with registration or the race.
If you do
not see an opportunity that suits you and you would like to volunteer
in an area that is not mentioned above, fill out an application and indicate
Opportunities are not limited to those listed above.
If you have a particular skill or interest that you would like to share
with others, please come into the YMCA and fill out an application.