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Help make a difference in your community by volunteering for the YMCA, a non-profit organization.

What can I do?

Make a big difference. The generosity of others is at the core of our existence. When you volunteer at the Y, you take an active role in bringing about meaningful, enduring change in your own community. As a volunteer, you’ll be working with other caring, committed people who want to make a difference in your community.

Volunteers of the Y:

  • Lead or participate on our Board of Directors and committees.
  • Raise funds to ensure the Y is accessible to all members of the community.
  • Coach our sports teams.
  • Motivate and support youth in building the character strengths, skills, and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, smart life choices and the pursuit of higher education and goals
  • Extend a hand to help adults who want to do more, be more or live healthier
  • Advocate for the Y’s efforts to influence policies and initiatives that positively impact societal issues of importance to the nation and to our community
  • Participate in opportunities to give back and support others
to adults from the ymca taking a picture with each other

Current Opportunities:

Help our YMCA Marketing Director with a few tasks to help her catch up! Days and times are flexible.

Rock Steady Boxing program needs volunteers to help set up equipment, keep equipment clean after the class, and help spot the participants during the class geared toward individuals who have a Parkinson’s diagnosis.
Tue. & Thur. 11-12:15

Most events are virtual this year however there is always a need for help in planning or on the day of an event. Please let me know if you have interest in this and I will get more details to you.

  • Lucky Leprechaun 5K
  • Fore the Kids Golf Tournament
  • Comedy & Magic Show
  • Healthy Kids Day
  • Santa Fun Run
  • Sporting Clays Tournament
  • Hall of Fame
  • Trunk or Treat
  • SNAP Market, Wednesday  year-round from 3-6 pm
  • Pokemon Club, Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 pm or 6:30-7:30 pm
  • Chess Club, Friday from 5:30-6:30 pm
  • Hall of Fame Website updates
  • Youth Sports Coaches: You’ll be responsible for leading a 60-minute practice once a week, coaching games,  focus on the 7 pillars of YMCA Youth Sports and  make sure the kids are having fun. Staff are available to provide resources for drills or running a productive practice. Contact Josh Henson at jhenson@frederickymca.org to learn more about coaching at the Y.

Maintain Grounds and facility as a one-day group project.

  • Metro BOD
  • SOCO Advisory Committee
  • Annual Campaign
  • Capital Campaign
  • Endowment

How do I apply?

YMCA program volunteers undergo an interview and training process similar to that of paid staff. This helps you find the best fit for your skills while also ensuring the safety of our members, staff, and other volunteers. Contact Kim Selby at kselby@frederickymca.org or 301-418-6574 to learn more about volunteering at the Y.

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