We don’t exist without you!

Volunteerism is at the heart of the YMCA movement. Y’s like the Keene Family YMCA rely on volunteers to provide additional support, expertise and enthusiasm to our organization.  We have opportunities for Y Members interested in contributing their time and talent to programs and activities that promote our key focus areas. Volunteers are needed in:

Youth Development


  • Child Care Classroom Volunteer Opportunities (Ages 1-5)
    • Reading to Children in Child Care
    • Lunch & Nap-Time Helpers 11-1pm
    • Academic Support- Volunteer to help during the academic part of our preschool day, 9-11am
  • Youth Program Volunteer
    • Climbing
    • Sports
    • Gymnastics
    • Swimming
  • After School Program (Ages 5+)
    • Share a talent
    • Program volunteer- General assistance
  • ChildWatch or PRIMETIME attendants (Babysitting)
    • Currently seeking Y members, who enjoy working with small children. Monday-Friday 8:45am to 11:00am, and 4:30pm to 6:30pm. Days and times are flexible.
  • Teen Program
    •  Leader Corps- Teen volunteers plan Teen Night Out and undertake community service projects.
    • Teen Event Volunteers

Healthy Living


  • Active Older Adult Program Instructor
  • Climbing Wall Volunteer Opportunities
    • Volunteers to assist with youth classes
    • Volunteers to assist with open climb
  • Club Leader- Do you have interest or talent? Want to start a club?
  • Aquatics Instructor/ Coach
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Member Services/ Welcome Center
  • Specialty Workshop Instructor (Do you have a special skill or knowledge base that our members might benefit from that you would like to share?)
  • Maintenance Volunteer Opportunities
    • Gymnastics area maintenance
      • Vacuum the blue floor
      • Wipe down the mats and equipment
      • Fluff the foam pit
    • Adopt an area
  • Family Night Volunteer Opportunities
  • Events
    • Annual Sneaker Ball
    • Annual Fall Foliage 5K

Social Responsibility


  • Teen Leadership
  • Administrative Volunteer Opportunities
    • Help us keep the Y moving forward and spread the word about our cause
      • Data Entry
      • Fundraising-
        • Donor Research
        • Donor Calls
        • Mailings
        • Raise money for the Annual Campaign
      • Marketing
  • Community Kitchen Y Member Volunteers Needed
    • In our efforts to promote Social Responsibility and serve the community, the Keene Family YMCA has committed to providing volunteers to serve the evening meal at the Keene Community Kitchen on the 5th Monday and 5th Wednesday of every month that has a fifth week. We invite interested members to sign up to volunteer with us in.
    •  For further information on volunteering with the Community Kitchen as a Y Member, please contact Cindy Puza.

Interested in Becoming a Volunteer?

Register here.

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Current Volunteer Opportunities

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By volunteering with Keene Family YMCA, you’ll improve our community, make new friends, and feel the satisfaction of knowing that you’ve made a real impact. Visit the Volunteer Portal to explore the latest news and opportunities to volunteer.

For more information about volunteering, please contact Cindy, cpuza@keene-ymca.org or 603-283-5264