Volunteer at the YMCA

Give the Gift of Time

When you volunteer at the YMCA, you take an active role in bringing about meaningful, enduring change in our own community. If you’d like to share a passion, develop a skill, or just meet new friends, consider volunteering at the YMCA of South Palm Beach County. 

Types of Volunteer Opportunities at the YMCA:

  • Join our Boards or committees
  • Coach or Referee for our sports teams
  • Motivate and support youth in building the character strengths, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, smart life choices (ex. help in our After-school programs, Preschool & Child Development, Aquatics, etc.)
  • Extend a hand to help adults who want to do more, be more or live healthier
  • Tutor middle and high school students, helping them with the pursuit of higher education
  • Participate in our literacy efforts
  • Raise funds to help strengthen your community – contributions go to the Y’s financial assistance program
  • Administrative/clerical opportunities
  • AND MORE!

Event Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Endless Summer Bash (August)
  • Golf Tournament (May)
  • Halloween At the Y (October)
  • Corporate Cup Challenge (November)
  • Various Special Events throughout the year in Boca and Boynton
  • Swim meets

Ready to Volunteer?

The YMCA cannot fulfill Court Ordered Community Service Hours

* These fields are required.



If you are a student (under 18 years old), group, company, or organization please read below before you submit your application.

  • Students between the ages of 14 to 17 are welcome to volunteer at the Y. Students need to fill out the volunteer application and attach a student reference. References can only be from a teacher, coach, or pastor/religious leader.

If you don’t see an opportunity that fits your interests and skills, please contact us; we may be able to design a position that’s just right for you! The Y is a nonprofit like no other – join us and make a difference! Take an active role in strengthening your community!

For more information about Volunteering at the YMCA, please contact Volunteer Coordinator, Karen Pelski at kpelski@ymcaspbc.org or 561-237-0962.