What makes the Indianapolis YMCA such a special place? Ask around, and you’ll likely hear lots of different answers. But you’ll also hear one common thread in all of them: Our people.

When you volunteer at the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis, you have the opportunity to join an amazing family.

The YMCA family is comprised of passionate, engaged citizens dedicated to making a real difference in your community, that’s an experience whose value just can’t be measured.

We can’t begin to thank all of our volunteers enough for your tireless work to help carry out the YMCA’s mission within our community. Here you will find volunteer opportunities throughout our association.

Volunteers Matter!

By volunteering at the Y, you have the opportunity to join this amazing family of passionate, engaged citizens. Combined with making a real difference in your city, that’s an experience whose value just can’t be measured. We’re always looking for motivated people seeking to improve the lives of those around them.

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You are important…

…Because your personal YMCA testimonial helps raise awareness of YMCA programs and activities and makes our collective story stronger.
…Because your participation makes a successful campaign possible and helps the YMCA live its mission.
…Because we know your time and talents are valuable resources.

THANK YOU for helping us strengthen our community by making accessible the support and opportunities that empower people and communities to learn, grow and thrive. Your efforts are deeply appreciated.

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Volunteer Tools

Many companies are proud to support organizations like the YMCA which are doing great work in the community. Most of these programs match contributions dollar for dollar, but some will even double or triple the amount of your charitable gift!

If you volunteer with us, your company may also offer a volunteer grant program.

To find out if your company will match gifts to the Y please click Matching Gifts.

Share your love of sport with young athletes and athletes-to-be as a vital part of our Youth Sports program: Coach!

In this role, you’ll help kids access the life-changing benefits of youth sports, including character building, skill development, and teamwork. Other benefits include:

  • Feeling the Rewards of Serving Others.
  • Building Relationships with Community Members.
  • Practicing Your Leadership Skills.
  • Spending Quality Time with Your Own Children.
  • Help emphasize the Y Core Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility

If you are interested in being a Youth Sports Coach, please check here.