Have Fun
Give Back
Make a Difference
Volunteering at the YMCA is a great way for people of all ages to have fun, give back, and help make a difference in their community.

Volunteers of the Y

  • Lead our Boards of Managers and Committees
  • Raise funds to ensure the Y is accessible to all members of the community and participate in opportunities to give back and support neighbors.
  • Coach our sports teams, teach many of our classes, or assist with swim lessons.
  • 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, and live healthier.
  • Advocate for the Y’s efforts to influence policies and initiatives that positively impact societal issues of importance to the nation, and your community.

To learn more about how you can help, please contact your local Y branch or choose from the listing below.

Association Office
Bay View Family YMCA
Carlson MetroCenter
Eastside Family YMCA
Maplewood Family YMCA
Northwest Family YMCA
Schottland Family YMCA
Westside Family YMCA
Corning Family YMCA
Camp Cory
Camp Gorham
The YMCA of Greater Rochester will not tolerate child abuse in any way. The YMCA will:
  1. Take all reports of abuse seriously
  2. Screen all staff prior to hiring to ensure the safety of our children
  3. Require all staff to sign a YMCA code of conduct
  4. Monitor all staff interactions with campers to ensure safety
  5. Fully cooperate with authorities in all cases of abuse

Have questions about being a volunteer?

Volunteer FAQ