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Become a Volunteer - Join a Community Project

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

Level Up - Simmons 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

Level Up - Keith Family 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

Level Up - McCrorey Family 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

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 Cooking Classes & Camp

Volunteers will assist our Teaching Kitchen staff with helping our participants learn all the fun ways they can build a healthy lifestyle through recipes and activities centered around healthy eating.

#Children & Youth #Children & Youth #Community #Families #Health & Medicine #Healthy Living #Teens

Morrison YMCA Dance Classes and Camps

Volunteers will assist with presenting dance classes and camps through activities that are used to teach these activities. ***Volunteers must attend the appropriate, in-person training for the type of camp they wish to volunteer with during the summer. Volunteers who do not attend the correct training for camp will not be permitted to volunteer for that type of camp during the current summer.***

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

Morrison 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. ***Volunteers must attend the appropriate, in-person training for the type of camp they wish to volunteer with during the summer. Volunteers who do not attend the correct training for camp will not be permitted to volunteer for that type of camp during the current summer.***

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

Morrison YMCA Arts Programming - Morrison YMCA Location

At the Morrison Y, we believe young people can benefit from creative outlets that encourage self-expression and discovery. We offer an extensive range of exciting programs at the Morrison Y Art Studio, the Ballantyne Arts Center and our teaching kitchen. Volunteers will assist with presenting the curriculum that is in place for the various aspects of our Arts Program, including regular classes and summer camps (in-person training required).

#Art & Culture #Children & Youth #Children & Youth #Social Responsibility #Youth Development

Morrison YMCA Arts Programming - Ballantyne Arts Center Location

At the Morrison Y, we believe young people can benefit from creative outlets that encourage self-expression and discovery. We offer an extensive range of exciting programs at the Morrison Y Art Studio, the Ballantyne Arts Center and our teaching kitchen. Volunteers will assist with presenting the curriculum that is in place for the various aspects of our Arts Program, including regular classes and summer camps (in-person training required).

#Art & Culture #Children & Youth #Children & Youth #Social Responsibility #Youth Development

Morrison YMCA Sports Summer Camps @ The Morrison YMCA

Volunteers will assist our camp counselors with the various activities and games that are part of the summer camp curriculum. As part of volunteering for summer camps, volunteers are required to volunteer for the entire week of camp, with the same camp and for the same 4-hour shift each day. ***Volunteers must attend the appropriate, in-person training for the type of camp they wish to volunteer with during the summer. Volunteers who do not attend the correct training for camp will not be permitted to volunteer for that type of camp during the current summer.***

#Children & Youth #Children & Youth #Great for Teens #Social Responsibility #Teen Leadership #Youth Development

Morrison YMCA Gymnastics Classes & Camps

Volunteers will assist our staff with teaching our young gymnasts the basic skills for floor, bar, vaulting and beam and enjoy fun strength and flexibility training challenges. ***Volunteers must attend the appropriate, in-person training for the type of camp they wish to volunteer with during the summer. Volunteers who do not attend the correct training for camp will not be permitted to volunteer for that type of camp during the current summer.***

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

Morrison YMCA Day & Themed Camps @ The Morrison YMCA Campus

Volunteers will assist with traditional day camp activities, games and crafts or choose one of our Themed/Specialty Camps where you can share your passion for science, super heroes, fairy tales and more! As part of volunteering for summer camps, volunteers are required to volunteer for the entire week of camp, with the same camp and for the same 4-hour shift each day. ***Volunteers must attend the appropriate, in-person training for the type of camp they wish to volunteer with during the summer. Volunteers who do not attend the correct training for camp will not be permitted to volunteer for that type of camp during the current summer.***

#Children & Youth #Children & Youth #Community #Great for Teens #Social Responsibility #Youth Development

Harris 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. Volunteers should go down to the Cato Education Center and report to the Preschool Office.

Morrison YMCA Camp Interest

Volunteers interested in signing up for camp opportunities will sign up within this project to initiate the start of the camp volunteer process. In addition to signing up for the Camp Interest project, volunteers will also need to complete the application below to be considered for a volunteer camp position. https://morrisonymca.wufoo.com/forms/z1hmz38q1j3isj3/ After signing up for the "Camp Interest" position, you'll receive an email from Morrisonvolunteers@ymcacharlotte.org with details for the next steps in signing up for training and registering for the different summer camp options. If you have any questions, please contact morrisonvolunteers@ymcacharlotte.org. We look forward to having you share your talents in our programs!

#Art & Culture #Children & Youth #Children & Youth #Education & Literacy #Great for Teens #Healthy Living #Social Responsibility #Teen Leadership #Teens #Youth Development

Lake Norman YMCA Summer Camp Volunteering

Certified Therapeutic Aide for summer campers.

#Children & Youth #Youth Development

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.

There are currently no volunteering projects available in this area.