There is no other nonprofit quite like the Y.
At the Y we are a cause-driven organization committed to providing support to our neighbors and opportunities for kids, adults and families to give, join in or advocate in the name of stronger communities.
The Y is able to fulfill our mission of enhancing the spirit, mind and body of all through the generosity of our members and donors.
AmeriCorps at the Y
AmeriCorps is an opportunity to make a big difference in your life and in the lives of those around you. Each member receives a monthly living allowance, and upon successful completion of your term, members qualify for an education award of $2,887.
> Learn More About AmeriCorps
> Apply Online
Other Volunteer Opportunities
The Y has opportunities for volunteers to enrich their lives and the lives of those around them and strive to make volunteering a rewarding experience.
> Volunteer Opportunities
Our Brighter Futures group is a network of professionals under 40 who want to create brighter futures for youth in Cass and Clay Counties.
> Learn more about Brighter Futures
The Y receives funds through the United Way to continually provide safe and educational child care to youth in our communities
> Learn more about the United Way
LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA has helped over 400 cancer survivors rebuild strength and wellness following treatment.
> Learn more about LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA
At-risk youth are matched with supportive, caring mentors through our Reach and Rise® Mentoring Program.
> Learn more about becoming a mentor
We work to make sure every child, family and community has what they need to achieve their best. Programs to assist families include:
Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor Trainings allow participants to learn life-saving skills and become certified for fun and rewarding jobs. The Y also offers CPR/AED classes for adult, child and infant certifications as well as first aid.
As an interconnected global network, the Y has the resources and solutions to build bridges and make our changing communities stronger-both at home and abroad.