FAQ

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21 12, 2016

Is there a dress code for volunteering?

All volunteers will be asked to maintain a professional image at all times when volunteering at the YMCA. There are several roles that are required to wear a YMCA uniform that will be provided by the YMCA at no cost to the volunteer.

21 12, 2016

How much time do I need to volunteer?

The YMCA offers flexible volunteer positions. You can choose how much time you would like to commit to/give as a YMCA volunteer. Whether you want to help out occasionally or on an ongoing basis, we’ll work together to find a role that meets your availability and schedule.

21 12, 2016

How old do I need to be to volunteer?

Current YMCA members who participate in our leadership development programs may volunteer at the YMCA starting at the age of 12. Non YMCA members must be 16 years of age. For licensed child care, individuals have to be at least 18 years old. Parental consent will be required for all volunteers under the age of [...]

21 12, 2016

Do I need references or a criminal reference check?

Yes. On the application form, you will be asked to identify three professional references. References will be checked as part of the screening process. In addition, before you can start your volunteer placement, all volunteers (with the exception of informal volunteers (special event volunteers and those who volunteer less than 10 hours annually) are required [...]

21 12, 2016

What volunteer roles are available?

There are many volunteer positions available at the YMCA for varying lengths of time, such as ongoing volunteer opportunities and one-time special event opportunities. Please see Volunteer Postings to explore the opportunities that fit your talents and interests. You don’t need any particular skills or background to help the people in our community! Volunteering is about [...]

16 12, 2016

Core Fusion

is a mind-body class incorporating Yoga and Pilates inspired moves to promote core conditioning. Core Fusion may include a variety of standing and mat based exercises that develop core strength, flexibility, and balance.

16 12, 2016

Core Training

is a condensed class concentrated on sculpting the abdominal muscles focused on core stability.

16 12, 2016

Cycle Fit

is a cardiovascular fitness class held on indoor stationary bikes. Each member can control his or her own intensity. The instructor uses music and instructional cycling techniques to guide participants through all types of terrain: flat roads, hills, rough trails, interval drills and more.   *Members please arrive at least 5 minutes early to make [...]

16 12, 2016

Cycle Fit Advanced

is a high intensity cardiovascular workout on indoor stationary bikes for experienced Cycle Fit participants or outdoor cyclists. This class is intended to develop cardiovascular endurance over a longer class length, and includes more advanced drills.   *Members please arrive at least 5 minutes early to make bike adjustments. Injury prevention and a proper workout [...]

16 12, 2016

Gentle Cycle Fit

is a cardiovascular class on indoor stationary bikes and is a great option for those who are new to cycling or have joint problems. The instructor uses music and cycling techniques to guide participants through a variety of flat roads, hills, interval drills and more, while allowing participants to stay seated on the bike.