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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 908-483-4326 with any questions.
SPECIAL EVENT OPPORTUNITIES
Family First Friday - Deer Path Branch - approximately 5:00-8:00 PM
Volunteers are needed to help the Hunterdon County YMCA host a Family First Friday Event. Every 1st Friday of the month, we invite families to join us for an evening of themed crafts, activities, snacks, and fun. Volunteers will help with setup and cleanup, as well as assisting throughout the event.
March 2 - Dr. Seuss Night Click here to register today!
April 6 - Super Heroes - Registration not yet available
May - no event due to Color Run
2018 Special Olympics Area Meet
Join us as we host the 25th Annual Special Olympics Area Swim Meet at the Deer Path Branch pool on Saturday, March 17 from 2:30 pm to 8:00 pm! Volunteers are needed to assist with event setup, clean-up, and other meet activities.
Date: Saturday, March 17
Location: Deer Path Branch
Time: Flexible shifts between 2:30 pm and 8:30 pm
Please check back regularly for more Special Event Opportunities.
To Get Started as a Program Volunteer:
Complete our online application here. Minimum age for Program Volunteer is 12.
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.
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.
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.
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. 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!
To learn more about volunteer opportunities, contact Christine at 908-483-4326.