When you volunteer at the Y, you take an active role in bringing about meaningful, enduring change right in your own neighborhood. Sign up for a Special Event or become a Program Volunteer today!

We also offer our Togetherhood™ program which connects members from all backgrounds to plan and carry out volunteer projects that address a real need in our community.  Learn about upcoming Togetherhood™ activities including Days of Service with America’s Grow-A-Row.

Please contact Christine Coffey, Director of Mission Advancement, at ccoffey@hcymca.org or 908-483-4326 with any questions.


Special Event Opportunities

Monster Mash Family Fun Run

YMCA Camp Carr, 1 Camp Buck Road, Annandale
Sunday, October 20, 9 am to 12:30 pm

Volunteers are needed for the YMCA’s Annual Monster Mash Family Mud Run! More than 200 participants are expected for this 1.5 mile obstacle course challenge, suitable for the whole family. Help us execute a safe and fun event by assisting with registration, course safety, obstacles, water stations and more!

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2019 Hunterdon County YMCA Annual Coat Drive

United Way Volunteer Center, Flemington
Various Days and Shifts for Sorting: November 12 – 15
Distribution Day: Saturday, November 16, 8 am to 1:30 pm

We are seeking volunteers to help with the Y’s Annual Coat Drive!  We will be sorting and preparing for the distribution on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 11/12-11/15, and managing the distribution on Saturday, 11/16. The coat drive will be held at United Way of Hunterdon County’s Volunteer Center (20 Fulper Street, Flemington). Volunteers must be 14+, unless accompanied by an adult. Great volunteer opportunity for a family! 

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28th Annual Comedy Night

Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, Hampton
Friday, November 22, Various Shifts from 4 pm to 11 pm

The Hunterdon County YMCA will host its 28th Annual Comedy Night, at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse on Friday, November 22. Volunteers are needed to assist with set-up, as well as other event tasks throughout the evening. Dinner will be provided.

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Please check back for more Special Event Opportunities.

Program Volunteer

Get started as a Program Volunteer. Minimum age is 12.

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Program Volunteer Opportunities

After School Program – School Age Child Care

Volunteers are sought to assist with after school program activities in 17 schools throughout the county.  Volunteers generally help between the hours of 3 pm and 6 pm and must be at least 15 years old. This program runs during the school year.

Human Resources Volunteer

Volunteer is needed to assist with inventory of the HR shed and recreating electronic files; all work will be done in the Round Valley Admin Office. Volunteer should be detail-oriented and be competent in data entry. Please email Christine if interested!

Round Valley Child Learning Center

The Child Learning Center cares for children from 6 weeks through 5 years of age.  Volunteers will participate in  classroom activities and routines as directed by YMCA staff, including group play or outside activities. The Child Learning Center is located at the Round Valley branch in Annandale, and is open from 6:45 am—6:00 pm, Monday through Friday, year-round.  Volunteers must be at least 12 years old.

Milford Preschool

The Milford Preschool cares for children from 2 1/2 to 5 years of age.  Volunteers will participate in classroom activities and routines as directed by YMCA staff, including group play or outside activities.   Adult volunteers (18+) are needed anytime between the hours of 9 am—1 pm, Monday through Friday.  The Preschool is located at the Milford Presbyterian Church and runs from September through June.

Special Olympics Swim Team

The Dolphins Swim Team practices Mondays 4:45 pm – 5:30 pm and Fridays 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm at the Deer Path Branch. Under the direction of Y staff, volunteers are needed to work with the swimmers in the pool to develop skills and endurance. The season runs from September through June.

Youth Sports Classes

The Hunterdon County Y offers several youth sports classes each week at both the Deer Path and Round Valley branches, primarily weekday afternoons and evenings.  Under the direction of Y staff,  volunteers assist in caring for the children enrolled in these classes.  Volunteers must be at least 12 years old. Take a look at our current Program Guide to see what classes are scheduled. Opportunities are dependent on enrollment in each class.

Youth Sports Leagues

We are seeking several adult volunteers (18+) to serve as youth sports league coaches.
Volunteers are expected to participate in league activities as directed by YMCA staff;  assist with the set up and clean up of the activity; and show a positive and encouraging attitude when conducting the league.  Leagues are primarily held on the weekends at the Deer Path branch.  Teen helpers (age 12+) also welcome!


27sep5:30 pm9:00 pmParents Night Out

30sep8:30 am4:30 pmSCHOOLS OUT: NERF & Ninja Day


04oct6:30 pm8:00 pmFamily First Friday - Game Show Arena

09oct8:30 am4:30 pmSCHOOLS OUT: NERF & Ninja Day

11oct6:30 pm8:00 pmFamily Paint Night

12oct6:30 pm8:00 pmSecond Saturday - Teen Night


01nov6:30 pm8:00 pmFamily First Friday - Planet Earth

15nov4:00 pm9:00 pmYMCA Ninja Warrior Contest

22nov6:30 pm11:00 pmComedy Night

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