Volunteer at the YMCA

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Interested in volunteering for the YMCA of Delaware? Simply complete the volunteer application below to get started.

Volunteer Application

To ensure the safety of all members, guests and program participants, volunteers will be required to pass reference and background checks, and must complete YMCA safety training.

As a YMCA volunteer, your time and talent go a long way. You can lead a program or class, serve as a role model for young people, become a sports coach, help with a special event, campaign for annual support, or be a part of a committee working to make the YMCA the best it can be. No matter how you help, you’ll make a big difference as you work with others to create a feeling of connectedness in your community.

Youth Program Volunteer Requirements

The YMCA of Delaware delivers quality programs through incredible volunteers & staff who help infuse the Y mission and the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility in all we do. Each youth program focuses on developing character, community, and skill within an environment of healthy competition and fun.  All youth program volunteers with the YMCA of Delaware are required to pass a background and reference check, and must complete safety and child protection training prior to the start of the sports season. All training must be renewed on an annual basis.

Our Mission

To empower youth, foster healthy living, and promote strong communities.


Beach Party - Friday, January 28th

Get rid of your mid-winter blues and join us for a YMCA Beach Party! Members and non-members are welcome to attend this FREE lively evening full of family activities and tons of fun! Learn more.

Vaccine Events

We are excited to partner with CAREFORCE MD to offer vaccine events at Y locations across the state. Click here for details.