GREATER WICHITA YMCA 

LAST DAY TO JOIN FOR $4

TODAY is your LAST CHANCE to enjoy the 4 main benefits of membership: 1) Pools / Water Parks 2) 9 Locations 3) 800+ Group Exercise Classes 4) Discounts for just $4 - saving $46 on our standard joiner fee. DON'T DELAY. JOIN NOW.

SUMMER LIFEGUARDS NEEDED - ALL 9 LOCATIONS

ATTENTION - We're looking for summer lifeguards for our indoor pools and outdoor water parks. We offer lower-cost certification and, to qualifying guards, a refund of charges.

Become a Volunteer

CHANGE LIVES CHANGE YOUR COMMUNITY

As one of the leading nonprofits and volunteer-led organizations in the Greater Wichita area, the Y is a dynamic association of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. We offer opportunities for individuals, families and organizations to volunteer in ways that let you connect and develop meaningful relationships, all while making an impact in the community you live in and care about. 

At the Y, you'll be part of a cause to strengthen the foundations of our community, championed by volunteers since our local start in 1885. Join us and be part of an effort to give back 1,000,000 HOURS to our community annually. It is through the commitment and dedication of volunteers that the Y achieves its mission every day.

Together, we'll change lives and change our community. 

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VOLUNTEER PROGRAM OVERVIEW

If you'd like to volunteer through the Greater Wichita YMCA or one of our branch locations, this overview can get you started. Find:

  • The Needs/Skills We're Looking For
  • Tips to Help You Be a GREAT Volunteer
  • Ways and Contacts to Get Started
  • Frequently Asked Questions

NINE REASONS TO VOLUNTEER

These are the most-common reasons people volunteer with the Greater Wichita YMCA:

  1. EXPLORE - Try a profession while building your resume and network
  2. LEARN - Become a stronger leader with new skills and increased confidence
  3. FULFILL - An urge inside you or a requirement for school or other obligations
  4. MEET - New people with different perspectives, backgrounds, and talents
  5. SUPPORT - A cause, your community, something important to you and others
  6. LIVE - Put your faith in action as you serve and share your gifts
  7. BOND - You can nurture relationships with friends, dates, or the whole family
  8. GIVE - Share time and talent with an organization committed to well-being
  9. FEEL - Reduce your stress, improve your health, and enjoy the accomplishment

READY TO GET STARTED?

  • STEP 1 - Check out CURRENT and ONGOING volunteer needs or contact our Director of Volunteerism, Lori Spencer by phone (316.776.8821) or email to find a match between your talents and our needs.
  • STEP 2 - Fill out an application for COACHING (note - click "apply to coach" and then choose a branch/location before completing/submitting your form), or an individual VOLUNTEERING form, or a group or corporate PARTNERING form.
  • STEP 3 - Get ready. We'll follow up with you as soon as possible to talk about your application and/or to get you started as a coach, volunteer, or partner.

 

ANOTHER REASON Y

The Greater Wichita YMCA works with volunteers and offers hundreds of other options to support a healthy spirit, mind, and body including:

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