The generosity of others is at the core of our existence. It is only through the support of our many volunteers and public and private donors that we are able to give back to the communities we serve. When you volunteer at the Y, you take an active role in bringing about meaningful, enduring change in your own community.
With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, Y volunteers give men, women and children of all ages and from all walks of life the resources and support they need to be healthy, confident, connected and secure.
Serve on our Board of Directors, Board of Managers and Committees. Advocate for the Y’s efforts to influence policies and initiatives that positively impact societal issues of importance to the nation, and our community
Volunteer during our Annual Campaign. Help tell the YMCA story to your friends and family to ensure the Y is accessible to all members of the community
Inspire kids as a coach, assistant coach or team parent for a YMCA youth sports teams
Motivate and support youth in building the character strengths, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, smart life choices, and the pursuit of higher education and goals
Contact your local Y for the latest volunteer opportunities.
YMCA OF GREATER DES MOINES 501 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50309