Looking to Volunteer or fulfill a Practicum or Internship? 

Across the United States, more than 500,000 business leaders, community advocates, parents, teens and individuals who want to give back and support their neighbors volunteer at the Y. That’s because in 10,000 neighborhoods nationwide we have the presence and partnerships to not just promise, but deliver positive, personal and social change. 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.

Volunteer:

Please complete the volunteer application. Send to volunteer@winonaymca.org .

Internship or Practicum:

Please complete a intern application and include your course syllabus and required hours for internship/practicum. Resumes are encouraged, but not mandatory.​ Send to volunteer@winonaymca.org

One time volunteer:

Interested in doing a one time volunteering opportunity with us? ​Maybe you're in town for a short time or you'd like to have your organization volunteer as a group. We'd love to have you volunteer for us! Click the button above and fill out our volunteer application, then send it to volunteer@winonaymca.org

Internships and Practicum Students:

 

Looking for an internship or practicum opportunity in Winona? Consider applying to the Winona YMCA! Internship and practicum students can complete a variety of work, including; assisting with program development and capacity building, grant writing, special events, speciality 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.

Volunteer Categories:

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

 

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.

Marketing Volunteers

 

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.

Winona Family YMCA  |  207 Winona Street  |  Winona, MN  55987  | 507-454-1520

 

YMCA Mission: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

Everyone is welcome at the YMCA.