“I have found that
among its other benefits,
giving liberates the soul of the giver.”
Volunteer Information ~
Volunteer commitment 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
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 are looking forward to an even
stronger and better year in 2014. 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.
Please consider becoming
a volunteer. The process is simple:
1. Fill out a volunteer application
here to dowload an ADULT Volunteer Application
here to dowload 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
HERE TO EMAIL OUR VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR
Volunteer Opportunities ~
Harvest Luncheon ~ November
In partnership with the Belfast Lions Club, Bank of America and the Waldo
County YMCA, we are having a celebration for our seniors in the community.
We need volunteers as well as food donations for this event.
Middle School Dance Chaperones
~ School Year Opportunity
During the school year, dances are held once a month on Friday nights.
There are staff members at each dance. Volunteers are primarily responsible
for helping 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
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 noon.
Fitness 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.
We are also looking for qualified Instructors to assist with our Bert
& Coral Clifford 1st Grade Swim Safety Program and our Learn to swim
Lifeguards & Water
If you are a certified lifeguard or hold a current American Red Cross
Water Safety Instructor certification please consider volunteering a few
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
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.