Volunteer for the YMCA - CKW YMCA

Volunteer for the YMCA

Why Volunteer for the YMCA?

Volunteers make a significant contribution to our organization. They form the heart and soul of the YMCA. As a charitable organization our volunteers are ambassadors, providing us with a unique way to reach our members and participants.

We invest in our volunteers with area specific training, personal feedback, and the opportunities to demonstrate leadership, that gives our volunteers confidence they can apply in other areas of their lives.

Volunteering is more than just sharing your time and passion. It's about giving back to the community where you work and live.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Immigrant Services

English Conversation Circle - Adult (Kitchener-Waterloo)

A.R. Kaufman Family YMCA

Stay & Play Volunteer

Tumbling Program Volunteer

Junior Kids Zone Volunteer

Assistant Swim Instructor 

Newcomer Youth Program Volunteer

Basketball Instructor - Children's Programs

Chaplin Family YMCA

AquaFit Instructor Volunteer

Yoga Instructor Volunteer

Dance Instructor - Children's Programs

Assistant Swim Instructor

Stork Family YMCA

Front Desk Volunteer

Diabetes Fit Program Volunteer

Yoga Instructor Volunteer

Jr. Triathlon Coach

Tai Chi Instructor Volunteer

Aquafit Instructor

Assistant Swim Instructor

YMCA Community Services

Guitar Instructor

Apply for a Volunteer Position

To apply for a volunteer position with our YMCA*, please click on the button below to fill out our volunteer application form and select the specific opportunity you are applying for based on open positions below. 

Due to the overwhelming support of individuals who are looking to volunteer we are not able to respond to applicants that do not choose one of the current volunteer opportunities. Please note that while we greatly appreciate your interest in volunteering at the YMCA we are unable to place every applicant who applies. Please check back frequently as our volunteer needs are constantly changing!


 Many of our volunteer positions have a minimum commitment period of 6 months, so please consider this at the time of applying. 

*Please note that you must be 13 years or older to apply as a volunteer.