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Volunteer at the Y

The Y counts on generous volunteers to donate their time and talents to strengthen our community. Y volunteers provide direct support to programs, raise needed funds, support special events and provide leadership by serving on boards. Take a look at our volunteer opportunities or explore the ways you can make an impact as a volunteer at the YMCA.

Volunteering Made Easy:

VolunteerMatters is an online system that eases the process for volunteering at the YMCA and allows you to have a more personalized volunteer experience through:

  • Individual volunteer profiles
  • Streamlined application process
  • Easy sign-up and check-in
  • Tracked volunteer hours
  • Mobile optimization

Ways to Get Involved:

At the YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth, volunteers are the champions fulfilling our mission of building healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We encourage all to take an active role in strengthening our community – whether through leading a program, serving as a mentor, raising annual funds or serving on a committee.

Sports Volunteers
  • A Coach for any youth sport
  • Teen/Parent volunteer

Become a Sports Volunteer

Aquatics/Water Safety Volunteer

The YMCA encourages development in the areas of aquatics instruction and safety, with the goal of preparing and motivating participants to become swim instructors or lifeguards through separate certification courses. Designed for teens ages 14 and 15, with the goal of offering employment when the participant turns 16.

  • Junior Lifeguard
  • Junior Swim Coach

Become an aquatics/water safety volunteer

Reach & Rise Mentor

Reach & Rise Mentor

Reach & Rise® is a national YMCA program designed to build a better future for youth by helping them reach their full potential through the support of caring adults. Mentors serve as role models, friends and confidants.

Youth & Government Advisor

Youth and Government is a nation-wide YMCA program. It is a youth-lead leadership club for high school students to learn about the legislative, judicial branches and other components of Texas government.

  • Will facilitate a positive experience for the young people who participate in the program
  • Visit the Youth and Government page for more information

Become a Youth and Government Advisor

Other Program Volunteer

Volunteer for one of the below programs:

  • Y Feeds Kids
  • Pre-School Volunteer
  • Field Trip Chaperone
  • Adventure Guides
  • Future Leaders