Looking to Volunteer or fulfill a Practicum or Internship?
The YMCA delivers positive, personal and social change. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, Y volunteers give people of all ages and from all walks of life the resources and support they need to be healthy, confident, connected and secure.
All volunteers are required to complete a background check before participating in volunteer activities. Background studies are used as a screening mechanism to protect the health and safety of our vulnerable members and program participants. This may include a check of personal and employment references, criminal convictions, driving records, and other related reference checks. Unless you are otherwise informed, the YMCA does not obtain a personal credit history check.
Please complete the volunteer application and email to email@example.com .
Internship or Practicum:
Please complete an internship application and include your course syllabus and required hours for internship/practicum. Resumes are encouraged, but not mandatory. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
One time volunteer:
Please complete the volunteer application and email to email@example.com.
Internships and Practicum Students:
Looking for an internship or practicum opportunity in Winona? Internship and practicum students can complete a variety of work, including assisting with program development and capacity building, grant writing, special events, specialty camps, larger health and wellness initiatives, and a variety of projects that service different program areas.
The YMCA is looking for applicants with a passion for overall health and wellness, and who are driven and self-motivated. Students work under the direction of a variety of coordinators depending on project interest.
Wellness Center Volunteers
Group Fitness Volunteers assist with the day to day functions of the wellness center at the YMCA, including but not limited to; equipment upkeep, organizing and updating fitness bulletin boards, assisting youth programming staff, and cleaning fitness props.
Volunteers must be 14 years of age or older. Volunteer hours vary, with shifts of 1-2 hours per week minimum.
Member Services Volunteers
Member Services Volunteers create an inviting and welcoming environment from the moment members enter the YMCA. Member Service Volunteers will greet members, helping with the verification of member information, as well as assisting with towel service.
Volunteers must be 14 years of age or older. Volunteer hours vary between business hours, with shifts of 1-2 hours per week minimum.
Administrative Volunteers are at the heart of the the YMCA. As an administrative volunteer, you will help with basic day-to-day responsibilities that help with the overall function of the organization, including but not limited to; envelope stuffing, office based projects, and organization. Volunteers may also assist with towel service.
Volunteers must be 14 years of age or older. Volunteer hours vary between 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, with shifts of 1-2 hours per week minimum.
Camp Wenonah Volunteers
Camp Wenonah Volunteers must be passionate about the outdoors and have a love for environmental stewardship! Volunteer responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, a variety of physical labor including; environmental restoration projects, lawn mowing, firewood collection, clean up and improvement based projects, and special events. Opportunities will vary depending on the season. Current season volunteer needs: Invasive plant removal and treatment, Adventure Club counselors, firewood collection.
Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older. Volunteer hours vary between business hours, with shifts of 1-2 hours per week minimum.
Youth Development Volunteers
Youth Development Volunteers should possess an interest in working with kids, and a willingness to be silly! Volunteer responsibilities may include; working as counselors in the After School Care or Kids Corner program, facilitating activities with the children based on personal interests (for example- leading a bi-monthly art class with youth participants), assisting with special events, assisting with coaching or youth sports, or helping keep spaces cleaned and organized.
Opportunities can be catered to individual interests, with lots of different opportunities to work with youth in a variety of programs areas. Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older. Volunteer hours vary between 7 am - 12:00 pm and 2:00 - 6:00 pm, with shifts of 1-2 hours per week minimum.
As a Marketing Volunteer, you will help tell the story of the YMCA. Marketing Volunteers assist with photography and videography of programs and events at the YMCA, and may assist with larger picture marketing efforts under the direction of the Marketing Coordinator. If you’re the creative type, this opportunity is for you!
Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older. Volunteer hours vary between 9:00 am - 7:00 pm, with shifts of 1-2 hours per week minimum.