Taking time to help others in the community by sharing your time, skills and passion can offer many of the following experiences and benefits:

• Gain new skills
• Build confidence
• Enhance leadership skills
• Make new friends and acquaintances
• Receive valuable work experience
• Serve as a mentor
• Strengthen communication skills
• Support your community

It’s easy to become a volunteer for the Y, just download and complete a volunteer application or a youth volunteer application to help us determine what opportunity would be right for you. Contact our volunteer coordinator at to learn more about the fun volunteer opportunities at a location near you.


Will, University School Teacher
Our students enjoy volunteering with the Milwaukee Y because it empowers them as leaders….and it teaches them how we are so much more alike than we are different.  Students literally buzz for days or weeks after volunteering with the Milwaukee YMCA.