YMCA CALGARY


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                                                YMCA Calgary's Volunteer Portal 

 

 We are committed to providing meaningful volunteer experiences and look forward to receiving your application.

 

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YMCA Calgary serves the community at our eight health and wellness locations, six child care centres, two outdoor camp locations, and 60 community outreach locations.

Please see below for current volunteer opportunities. Click the position title for more information on each role.

Curious to learn more?

If you think that volunteering with YMCA Calgary is right for you and you are ready to get started, just follow these simple steps:

Step 1: Click the [Fill in an Application] button on the right hand side and complete an application form.

Step 2: Volunteer Engagement will review your information and a YMCA Calgary staff partner will be in contact with you to arrange a 1:1 chat to learn more about your interests and availability. This will also give you an opportunity to get your questions answered.  

Step 3: If it is agreed that volunteering with YMCA Calgary is something that you would like to pursue, you will be asked to complete our volunteer on-boarding process including:

  • Completing a Police Information Check (with Vulnerable Sector Screen)
  • Provide 3 References
  • Participate in Health and Safety Training
  • Provide proof of required Certifications applicable to specific volunteer roles
  • Participate in our online, facility, and program specific orientations

                  

 

Thank you for your interest in wanting to make a positive impact in your community!
If you have any questions please email us at volunteer@calgary.ymca.ca

 

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Current Volunteer Opportunities

Sport Coaches

POSITION OVERVIEW

Our Coaches provide positive experiences and promote healthy communities in Calgary by instructing groups of YMCA participants. Our programs provide participants with an opportunity to have a fun and rewarding experience while enjoying Sport in a recreational environment. Instruction and lesson plans will vary between age groups, levels and abilities. Lesson plans provided.

Age requirement:

  • 14 years+ (Assistant Head Coach) or 18 years or older (Head Coach)

Location
Various YMCA locations

Time Commitment 
2 hours per week, 12 month commitment
Scheduled times vary

Application Process

 Step #1 – Eligibility Requirements

 

To apply to be a volunteer in the Sport Coach volunteer program, you must be:

  • 14 years+ (Assistant Head Coach) or 18 years or older (Head Coach)

 

 Step #2 – Apply

 

  • Fill in an application
  • Attend an interview
  • Submit 3 references
  • Complete a Police Information Check and Vulnerable Sector Check

 

 Step #3 – Volunteer

 

  • When all the above steps have been completed, you will be contacted by phone or email by a Sport Supervisor

 


This process can take up to 6 weeks so we thank you for your diligence and patience. Once you are eligible to volunteer, log-in to your profile at MyImpactPage.com to search and sign up for volunteer activities, confirm shifts and record your hours of service.


Contact us: 
Volunteer Engagement Services Team
Volunteer@calgary.ymca.ca

YMCA Calgary, Association Services

 

 

Math Tutoring

POSITION OVERVIEW

YMCA Calgary is seeking energetic and committed volunteer mathematics tutors interested in helping high school youth in a group tutoring setting. Tutoring Table aims to remove the financial barrier of private tutoring to assist students in passing their registered math programs. Tutoring has been proven to show positive results in terms of helping youth improve their academic achievement, school attendance, and providing a connection to a positive adult. Volunteer tutors serve as guides in the students’ learning, assisting with challenging math concepts and enhancing students’ confidence in problem solving. Volunteers are provided with ongoing training, in both math curriculum and skills in positive youth guidance.

 

Group tutoring sessions are held after school for two hours with start times between 4:00 and 4:30 pm. Sessions are offered Mondays through Thursdays. Lead tutors support group tutoring sessions with

Age Requirement: 15yrs +

Location
Various YMCA locations

Time Commitment 
2 hours per week, 12-month (School year) commitment
Scheduled times vary      

Application Process

 Step #1 – Eligibility Requirements

 

To apply to be a volunteer in this Aquatics volunteer program, you must be:

  • 15 years or older

 

 Step #2 – Apply

 

  • Fill in an application
  • Attend an interview
  • Submit 3 references
  • Complete a Police Information Check and Vulnerable Sector Check

 

 Step #3 – Volunteer

 

  • When all the above steps have been completed, the Youth Engagement Manager will contact you by phone or email.

 


This process can take up to 6 weeks so we thank you for your diligence and patience. Once you are eligible to volunteer, log-in to your profile at MyImpactPage.com to search and sign up for volunteer activities, confirm shifts and record your hours of service.


Contact us: 
Volunteer Engagement Services Team
Volunteer@calgary.ymca.ca
YMCA Calgary, Association Services

Member Services Greeter

POSITION OVERVIEW

 

The Membership Services Greeter will be located at the scanning station at the Membership desk and will help welcome patrons and families to YMCA Calgary facilities. Greeters will support members and participants and provide answers to general questions in support of Membership Services.


Location
Saddletowne YMCA
#180-7555 Falconridge Blvd NE, Calgary, Alberta T3J 0C9


Age Requirement: 18yrs +  

Time Commitment 
2 hours per week, 6-month commitment
Scheduled times vary  

                            

Application Process

 Step #1 – Eligibility Requirements

 

To apply to be a volunteer in the Membership Services volunteer program, you must be:

  • 18 years or older

 

 Step #2 – Apply

 

  • Fill in an application
  • Attend an interview
  • Submit 3 references
  • Complete a Police Information Check and Vulnerable Sector Check

 

 Step #3 – Volunteer

 

  • When all the above steps have been completed, you will be contacted by phone or email by a Member Services Supervisor

 


This process can take up to 6 weeks so we thank you for your diligence and patience. Once you are eligible to volunteer, log-in to your profile at MyImpactPage.com to search and sign up for volunteer activities, confirm shifts and record your hours of service.


Contact us: 
Volunteer Engagement Services Team
Volunteer@calgary.ymca.ca

YMCA Calgary, Association Services

 

Weight Floor Cleaner

POSITION OVERVIEW

Member and participant experience and satisfaction is everyone's responsibility. Cleanliness is of utmost importance. Health & Fitness Weight Floor volunteers work together with staff by maintaining a high standard of cleanliness and sanitization as well as providing assistance at the volunteer desk, on the weight floor, and with other tasks needed.

Age Requirement: 14yrs +

Location
Various YMCA locations

Time Commitment 
1.5 hours per week, 6-month commitment
Scheduled times vary                             

Application Process

 Step #1 – Eligibility Requirements

 

To apply to be a volunteer in this Health & Fitness volunteer program, you must be:

  • 14 years or older

 

 Step #2 – Apply

 

  • Fill in an application
  • Attend an interview
  • Submit 3 references
  • Complete a Police Information Check and Vulnerable Sector Check

 

 Step #3 – Volunteer

 

  • When all the above steps have been completed, a Health & Fitness Supervisor will contact you by phone or email.

 


This process can take up to 6 weeks so we thank you for your diligence and patience. Once you are eligible to volunteer, log-in to your profile at MyImpactPage.com to search and sign up for volunteer activities, confirm shifts and record your hours of service.


Contact us: 
Volunteer Engagement Services Team
Volunteer@calgary.ymca.ca
YMCA Calgary, Association Services

Aquatics Greeter

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Aquatics Greeter will support Aquatics Staff by helping control entry and exit of the pool area and provide general support to the Aquatics Team.

Age Requirement: 16yrs +

Location
Various YMCA locations

Time Commitment 
2 hours per week, 6-month commitment
Scheduled times vary                             

Application Process

 Step #1 – Eligibility Requirements

 

To apply to be a volunteer in this Aquatics volunteer program, you must be:

  • 16 years or older

 

 Step #2 – Apply

 

  • Fill in an application
  • Attend an interview
  • Submit 3 references
  • Complete a Police Information Check and Vulnerable Sector Check

 

 Step #3 – Volunteer

 

  • When all the above steps have been completed, an Aquatics Supervisor will contact you by phone or email.

 


This process can take up to 6 weeks so we thank you for your diligence and patience. Once you are eligible to volunteer, log-in to your profile at MyImpactPage.com to search and sign up for volunteer activities, confirm shifts and record your hours of service.


Contact us: 
Volunteer Engagement Services Team
Volunteer@calgary.ymca.ca
YMCA Calgary, Association Services

Fitness Class Instructor (Must be Certified Instructor)

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Fitness Class Instructor Volunteer will lead fun and safe classes for YMCA members on behalf of the YMCA Calgary. All instructors are responsible for keeping up to date with certifications and continuing education credits. Instructors are expected to bring their knowledge and positive attitude to each class they teach. Classes include: Yoga, Zumba, Cardio, Older Adult Fitness, Cycle Fitness, Aquatics Fitness.

Age Requirement: 18yrs +

Location
Various YMCA locations

Time Commitment 
1 class per week, 12-month commitment
Scheduled times vary                             

Application Process

 Step #1 – Eligibility Requirements

 

To apply to be a volunteer in this Health & Fitness volunteer program, you must be:

  • 18 years or older

 

 Step #2 – Apply

 

  • Fill in an application
  • Attend an interview
  • Submit 3 references
  • Complete a Police Information Check and Vulnerable Sector Check

 

 Step #3 – Volunteer

  •  When all the above steps have been completed, a Health & Fitness Supervisor will contact you by phone or email.

This process can take up to 6 weeks so we thank you for your diligence and patience. Once you are eligible to volunteer, log-in to your profile at MyImpactPage.com to search and sign up for volunteer activities, confirm shifts and record your hours of service.


Contact us: 
Volunteer Engagement Services Team
Volunteer@calgary.ymca.ca
YMCA Calgary, Association Services

OUR MISSION

YMCA Calgary is a charitable organization driven by its mission to facilitate and promote the spiritual, mental, physical and social development of individuals and to foster a sense of responsibility within the community.

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