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Volunteer Opportunities

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The Summit Area YMCA has many opportunities for you to give your time and talents. 

Below are a few of the ongoing opportunities:

Adult Achievers
Adult Achievers are minority professionals in the New Jersey/New York City area with a heart for mentoring and giving back to youth adults.

Program Volunteers

Provide leadership and support to many high quality programs and services enjoyed by the community such as coaching youth sports, mentoring middle or high school students, and assisting with child care programs.

Philanthropy Volunteers
Work with your team to raise funds during our annual campaign to ensure that Y membership and programs are open to everyone regardless of their economic circumstances.

Special Events Volunteers
Plan, promote and participate in events and activities that help to strengthen the community, such as 5K races, family events and holiday celebrations. Advisory Volunteers Support the Y with your time and specialized knowledge to provide services such as legal, investment or facilities advice when requested.

Special Interest Volunteers

Utilize your organization skills and training ability to support special interest groups, such as ESL lessons, bridge lessons, or simply reading to children.

General Support Volunteer
Can you help us introduce prospective members to our facilities? Are you willing and interested in helping out in the office or chaperoning on a summer youth day trip?

Policy Volunteers
Provide leadership as a policy volunteer at the branch or Association level as a Board or Committee member.

Some of our volunteer opportunities are listed below:

Aquatics Volunteer

Kids Zone Volunteer

Swim Aide Volunteer

Book Reader/ Reading is Fundamental

Swim Team Volunteer

Member Service Volunteer

Youth Instructor

Wellness Support Volunteer

Youth Development Volunteer

Adult Instructor Volunteer

Youth Sports Instructor

Special Program Leader


Special Events Volunteer / Swim Team events


Maintenance/House-keeping/ Gardening

Adventure Guides

Administrative -Clerical

Camp Volunteers

Proposal Writer

Teen Volunteer

Campaign Volunteer

Childcare Volunteer


After-School Volunteer



Contact Us

For more information contact:

Janet Smith
(908) 738-2172
Email Janet

Contact Us

For more information contact:

Janet Smith
(908) 738-2172
Email Janet

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