Volunteer With the YMCA!

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.


2018 Annual Campaign Phonathon - March 22 and/or April 10 - New Dates!

In 2017, we provided more than $464,000 in financial assistance to local community members. Help us surpass that figure by calling on past YMCA donors to invite them to support the Y this year! Volunteers should be at least 14 years old.

Date: Thursday, March 22 and/or Tuesday, April 10
Location: Deer Path Branch
Time: 6 pm to 8 pm

To register, click here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040c4aa4ae28a13-20181

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.

April 6 - Super Heroes - Registration not yet available

May - no event - see Color Run below

2018 Preschool Prom - April 21

Volunteers are needed to assist with the Hunterdon County YMCA Child Learning Center’s inaugural Preschool Prom event on April 21 at the Deer Path Branch. Needs include set-up/breakdown of the event, as well as assisting with activities during prom such as: food table, children’s activities, and photo booth.

Date: Saturday, April 21
Location: Deer Path Branch
Time: 4 pm to 8 pm

To register, click here: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/9040C4AA4AE28A13-preschool

2018 Color Me Healthy Fun Run - May 5

We anticipate more than 300 adults and children will join us on Saturday, May 5 for our third annual  "COLOR ME HEALTHY" fun run!  We are in need of volunteers along the course to cheer on our runners and get them covered in color!  The runners will participate in waves from 12 pm to 2 pm.  Volunteers should wear clothes that can get dirty and must be at least 14 years old.

Date: Saturday, May 5
Location: Round Valley Branch
Time: 11:30 am to 2:30 pm

To register, click here: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/9040C4AA4AE28A13-ymca8 

Please check back regularly for more Special Event Opportunities.


Join the Togetherhood Committee for summer volunteer opportunities just for teens (ages 14 and up)! Sign up for one, some, or all of the projects listed below. It's a great way to get your volunteer service hours completed, and meet others looking to do the same. Please note, two adult volunteers will be available as chaperones.

Summer 2018 projects include volunteering with: 

America's Grow a Row, Flemington Food Pantry, and Meals on Wheels.

For more information, and to register, click here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040c4aa4ae28a13-20182

To Get Started as a Program Volunteer:

Complete our online application here. Minimum age for Program Volunteer is 12.


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.

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.

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.

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