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
Middle School Dance Chaperones School year opportunity
During the school year, dances are held once a month on Friday nights.
Volunteers help with refreshments, taking money or registration.
If you like to clean, we have windows and lots more to keep clean, please
consider an hour or two to volunteer and help out.
Front Desk Support
If you thrive in the environment of customer service this could be the
spot for you! We are open nearly 100 hours a week, opportunities are plentiful.
Yard Work & Snow Removal
During the fall season there will be mowing, trash pick-up and raking.
In the winter months we have clearing walkways snow blowing and shoveling.
If you like kids and want to make a difference, please volunteer. We have
opportunities Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon.
First Grade Bert & Coral Clifford Swim
The Y offers all first graders in Waldo County the opportunity to participate
in the Bert & Coral Clifford First Grade Swim Safety Program. If you
love kids and love swimming, please consider volunteering a few hours.
Instructors-Aqua Aerobics-Swim Lesson Instructors
If you have skills and experience in fitness and you are interested in
either leading a class or filling in when we need help, please volunteer.
Lifeguards & Swim Instructors
If you are a certified lifeguard or hold a current American Red Cross
Water Safety Instructor Certification or YMCA Swim Instructor, please
consider volunteering a few hours.
We are in the planning stage for our May 20, 2017 Annual Triathlon. It
takes many, 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.
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.