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.
- A Coach for any youth sport
- Teen/Parent 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
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.
- Adult Mentors ages 21-60+
- Email Mr. Lee at [email protected] for more information
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
Other Program Volunteer
- Y Feeds Kids
- Pre-School Volunteer
- Field Trip Chaperone
- Adventure Guides
- Future Leaders