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NEW WAYS TO VOLUNTEER COMING SOON

During this time of crisis, our Y remains committed to providing support and inspiring action in our communities. In the next few weeks, we look forward to sharing new and exciting ways for you to re-engage with Y volunteer opportunities. Check back soon!

 

TRANSFORMING COMMUNITIES ONE LIFE AT A TIME

Every YMCA volunteer matters.  Volunteering with the Y doesn’t just make the lives of others better, it changes yours, too. When you volunteer, you discover a sense of belonging as you work alongside others for a common cause. The Y is more than a gym or a fitness center or meeting space - we are a community that transforms lives.

 

Volunteer Projects

Morrison YMCA Leaders Club Activities

Sign-ups for meetings, specific volunteer opportunities, trainings, etc. related to the Leaders Club at the Morrison YMCA.

#Social Responsibility #Teen Leadership #Teens #Youth Development

Level Up - Stratford Richardson YMCA

ACCESS. OPPORTUNITY. EMPOWERING TEENS TO THRIVE. LEVEL UP is an outreach program that offers youth free access to neighborhood Ys on weekend nights all year long. Programming and activities include a host of speakers and interactive workshops, creative arts, open gym, sports and fitness, swimming and a meal.

#Community #Great for Teens #Level Up #Social Responsibility #Teen Leadership #Youth Development

Morrison YMCA Dance Classes and Camps

Volunteers will assist with presenting dance classes and camps through activities that are used to teach these activities.

#Art & Culture #Children & Youth #Healthy Living #Youth Development

Harris YMCA Community Events

Join us to help put on events that allow us to engage the community around the Harris YMCA in activities to strengthen their spirit, mind and body.

#Children & Youth #Community #Families #Healthy Living #Social Responsibility

Stratford Richardson YMCA Community Events

The Vision of Stratford Richardson YMCA is to be a unique organization that changes the landscape of the West Corridor by becoming a hub of activity and creating a sense of community through impactful and innovative programs that empower and challenge all people to become the best they can be. Volunteer to help us impact the community!

#Children & Youth #Community #Families #Healthy Living #Social Responsibility

Lake Norman YMCA Community Events

Volunteers will assist with events held through the Lake Norman YMCA to support the community such as Family Fun Day, Competing for a Cause and more!

#Children & Youth #Children & Youth #Sports & Recreation #Youth Development

Stratford Richardson YMCA Administrative Tasks

Volunteers will assist with various activities such as greeting and data entry.

#Community #Social Responsibility

Lake Norman YMCA Y Kids program

YKids is the YMCAs drop in daycare for members. YKids Volunteers will assist the staff with engaging the children in activities taking place in the program. The curriculum can include (but is not limited to) arts & crafts, story-time, and games. Volunteers will aid staff with children aged 2-10 only.

Steele Creek YMCA Afterschool

Volunteers will assist our staff with presenting the curriculum of our Afterschool program in a way that extends children's understanding and interest.

#Children & Youth #Children & Youth #Youth Development

Harris YMCA Krueger Reindeer Romp

The Harris YMCA Krueger Reindeer Romp is the second longest tenured community-building athletic event in the SouthPark area. The Y’s signature event is a family friendly race that promotes fun, healthy living and is a favorite holiday tradition. Volunteers are needed in a variety of capacities.

#Race Series Tag

Truist Corporate Cup 5K & Half Marathon Volunteering

Make your footprints count and join us for the 44th Annual Truist Corporate Cup 5K, Relay Half Marathon, Half Marathon, & Fun Run! Kicking off the YMCA Race Series for 2023, this fundraiser is the YMCA of Greater Charlotte’s largest road race with more than 2,000 runners in 2021. With the community’s support, the race raises funds for the Y’s Annual Campaign, enabling the Y to offer programs and services that nurture the potential of kids and teens, promote healthy living, foster a sense of social responsibility and strengthen the foundations of community. The race starts and finishes at Truist Field in Uptown Charlotte and is perfect for runners and walkers of all levels – beginner to expert – with a 5K and half marathon distance. Celebrate the race with a post-race party at the finish line with music, free food and vendors.

#Children & Youth #Children & Youth #Community #Families #Great for Groups #Health & Medicine #Healthy Living #Race Series Tag #Social Responsibility #Sports & Recreation #Youth Development

Lake Norman YMCA Afterschool Volunteering

YMCA Afterschool is a place for kids to discover who they are, stay active with friends and learn something new every day in an environment that fosters social-emotional well-being. Afterschool Exploratorium is a place where kids grow in spirit, mind and body! Our qualified and supportive staff focus on creating a fun environment that supports the development of the whole child. Our Lake Norman YMCA Afterschool program is looking for volunteers to assist our staff and students with Art time and Homework/Reading time during the afterschool hours, Monday through Thursday.

#Children & Youth #Children & Youth #Youth Development

Lincoln County YMCA Frosty 5k Run

The Frosty 5k Run is a 3+ mile run and youth 1-mile fun run . This fundraising event will help us support the community by providing much-needed programs to families that need them. Volunteers will assist with check-in/registration, set-up, course monitoring, water stop and start/finish line assistance.

#Children & Youth #Children & Youth #Community #Families #Great for Groups #Healthy Living #Race Series Tag #Social Responsibility #Youth Development

Lake Norman YMCA Preschool & Preschool Camps

Volunteers will assist our preschool programs with integrating purposeful and intentionally planned activities that are designed to be fun and engaging while teaching children valuable skills. You can choose your shift and if you wish to help the teachers or read to the students. We are looking for help Monday through Friday from 9 am - 12:45 pm.

#Children & Youth #Children & Youth #Education & Literacy #Youth Development

YMCA of Greater Charlotte Sports - North Region

The YMCA North Region Sports project will encompass the following YMCA Branches: Lake Norman, Lincoln County, Lowe's and Sally's Volunteers are an integral part of the YMCA Youth Sports Program. To be frank – we can’t do it without you! From coaching to team communication and coordination, we need people just like you to help us teach sportsmanship, teamwork and game fundamentals. Not feeling like an expert in your child’s favorite sport? No problem at all! We’ve done this for over 150 years and have tons of resources to share with you to help you feel more comfortable.

#Children & Youth #Children & Youth #Families #Social Responsibility #Sports & Recreation #Youth Development #Youth Sports Coaching

YMCA of Greater Charlotte Sports - Central South Region

The YMCA Central South Region Sports project will encompass the following YMCA Branches: Dowd, Harris and Johnston Volunteers are an integral part of the YMCA Youth Sports Program. To be frank – we can’t do it without you! From coaching to team communication and coordination, we need people just like you to help us teach sportsmanship, teamwork and game fundamentals. Not feeling like an expert in your child’s favorite sport? No problem at all! We’ve done this for over 150 years and have tons of resources to share with you to help you feel more comfortable.

#Children & Youth #Children & Youth #Families #Social Responsibility #Sports & Recreation #Youth Development #Youth Sports Coaching

YMCA of Greater Charlotte Sports - South Region

The YMCA South Region Sports project will encompass the following YMCA Branches: Brace, Morrison, Steele Creek Volunteers are an integral part of the YMCA Youth Sports Program. To be frank – we can’t do it without you! From coaching to team communication and coordination, we need people just like you to help us teach sportsmanship, teamwork and game fundamentals. Not feeling like an expert in your child’s favorite sport? No problem at all! We’ve done this for over 150 years and have tons of resources to share with you to help you feel more comfortable.

#Children & Youth #Children & Youth #Families #Social Responsibility #Sports & Recreation #Youth Development #Youth Sports Coaching

YMCA of Greater Charlotte Food Shares

The YMCA of Greater Charlotte has partnered with community partners at various branches to support families in the community with access to food.

#Community #Families #Healthy Living #Hunger #Social Responsibility

YMCA of Greater Charlotte Sports - Central North Region

The YMCA Central North Region Sports project will encompass the following YMCA Branches: Keith, McCrorey, Simmons & Stratford Richardson. Volunteers are an integral part of the YMCA Youth Sports Program. To be frank – we can’t do it without you! From coaching to team communication and coordination, we need people just like you to help us teach sportsmanship, teamwork and game fundamentals. Not feeling like an expert in your child’s favorite sport? No problem at all! We’ve done this for over 150 years and have tons of resources to share with you to help you feel more comfortable.

#Children & Youth #Children & Youth #Families #Social Responsibility #Sports & Recreation #Youth Development #Youth Sports Coaching

Level Up - Steele Creek YMCA

ACCESS. OPPORTUNITY. EMPOWERING TEENS TO THRIVE. LEVEL UP is an outreach program that offers youth free access to neighborhood Ys on weekday and weekend nights all year long. Programming and activities include a host of speakers and interactive workshops, creative arts, open gym, sports and fitness.

#Community #Great for Teens #Level Up #Social Responsibility #Teen Leadership #Teens #Youth Development

McCrorey YMCA - Best Buy Teen Tech Center Volunteer

The Best Buy Teen Tech Center will be open to teens 13-18 during after school hours. Volunteers will help teens use various technology, design and complete projects and have fun while learning! The BBTTC is equipped with a full sound studio, 3-D printers, professional grade cameras an editing equipment. This opportunity will be located at the McCrorey YMCA in the new Best Buy Teen Center.

#Children & Youth #Children & Youth #Community #Social Responsibility #Youth Development

There are currently no volunteering projects available in this area.