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Volunteers are what has made the Winona Family YMCA what it is today.  From coaches and childcare workers to membership drives and board members, we would not survive without our volunteers. 

We welcome your use of your time and talents to make the YMCA a better place to be.  Please contact Annie Ruppert, Director of Human Resources for more information about becoming a volunteer.   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Youth Development Internship (May - August)

Preferred Majors:  Education, Marketing, Recreation Management or Social Work

Flexible opportunity to apply educational background to a variety of youth development programs including athletics, arts & humanities, camp, educational and social.  Emphasis on creating and delivering curriculum related to inclusion, self-efficacy and healthy habits for youth aged preschool – high school.  Experience will include exposure to planning, marketing, and delivering both established and emerging offerings at the YMCA and partner organizations.  Selected intern will be responsible for providing a proposal of desired intern focus and the experience will cater to syllabus requirements and student proposal.  Candidates must have confidence interacting with a wide range of people from differing social and economic backgrounds and genuine desire to serve young people and their families.  This experience will include both business casual and facilitation appropriate dress code.

 Candidates can expect to be assigned tasks or projects including, but not limited to:

  • Curriculum research and development
  • Volunteer recruitment and organization
  • Program marketing, participant recruitment, and program facilitation
  • Processing data related to budgets, logistics, enrollment and labor allocation
  • Field community inquiries related to program content and delivery
  • Participation in staff and/or volunteer orientations, trainings and special events


Youth Sports Coaches

Part time opportunity to lend your expertise for a variety of upcoming summer sports camps including basketball, cross-country, soccer, track&field, and volleyball.  Additional opportunities for experienced coaches or athletes who would like to commit to weekly practices and traveling coaching opportunites for our swim team (fall/winter and summer seasons) and basketball (fall/winter) programs.  Because of the YMCA's dedication to providing safe and supportive programs, all coaches are required to pass a criminal background check, coaches concussion training and child abuse prevention training before working with our sports participants.


Child Care Volunteers

Do you love kids and have one morning or afternoon per week to dedicate to nurturing the development of our after school care or drop in child care participants?  Our YMCA would love to include you on our child care team!  All child care volunteers must be at least 16 years of age and complete a criminal background check and child abuse prevention training.    


On Call Crew

Love to participate in special events?  Get connected to our volunteer crew.  We will fill out some basic contact information, t-shirt size, and availability forms to keep on file.  As opportunities arise for chaperones, event staff, campground maintenance, and more - we will reach out to our on-call team!  Enjoy fellowship for a great cause and get started today.