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Volunteering at the YMCA
From the first moment you become a YMCA member, you have an opportunity to effect the Indianapolis community. But if you'd ever like to become more directly involved, consider becoming a YMCA volunteer. We have opportunities to suit your interests, talents, and lifestyle.

If you are ready to become a Y volunteer, download the Volunteer ApplicationAdobe Acrobat Reader or complete the Volunteer Contact Form to be connected with the Volunteer Champion at the YMCA branch of your choice. Click here for a listing of local YMCA branches.

West District YMCA
At the West District YMCA we always welcome volunteer coaches for all sports. If you are interested here are some of the qualities that the West District YMCA requires for all coaches. Everyone plays. All participants receive equal practice time and equal playing time.
Safety first- Coaches are asked to check equipment, check facilities, and to gradually develop your players' fitness levels so they are conditioned for the sport.

Fair play- We ask that all coaches play by the rules and set a good example for the participants.

Positive competition- Coaches are asked to keep the pursuit of victory in the right perspective.

Family involvement- We ask all coaches to attempt to get all families of the participants involved.

Sport for all- We ask coaches not to discriminate based on race,gender, religion, or ability.

Sport for fun- We ask coaches to remember that the kids are the stars and to let them have fun.

DID YOU KNOW. . .

At the West District Branch YMCA we provide training for all our coaches and volunteers. For more information on becoming a coach or volunteer contact the West District Branch YMCA Program office at 317-484-9622.

If this is something you want to pursue, please contact Michael DeChant at 317-484-9622, extension 17, mdechant@indymca.org.

Benjamin Harrison YMCA

Child Watch Aids: assist with children in child watch
Strong Kids Campaign Fundraisers: help raise money
Tutors: tutor students during the school-year
Youth Sports Coaches: coach participants in various sports
Spanish Interpretation: bilingual volunteers needed to assist our Spanish-speaking guests

For more information, contact Criss Clark-Gray at 547-9622 x.13.

Special Events
Volunteer opportunities availalbe as needed.

Tina Wagner 317.554.8073

Teen Mentor
Tutor, Mentor and help chaperone T events.

Natalie Woods 357-8441 ext 222

Special Events Committee
Do you enjoy putting on events? The Jordan YMCA is looking for volunteers who love events. Begining in the year 2011 the Jordan YMCA is going to host a committee that will help out with special events. This could include but not be limited to recruiting other volunteers to help, assist in marketing the event and helping the day of the event.

If you are interested please contact Jessica Ledford @ jledford@indymca.org for more information.