As a community service organization, we depend on volunteers to assist with YMCA programs, special events and day to day activities. Many programs simply would not be possible without the assistance of volunteers. Thank you to all our volunteers.
Interested volunteers should complete the following:
Drop it off at the Darien YMCA Front Desk or mail it to:
Darien YMCA, 2420 Post Road, Darien, CT 06820.
Volunteers will be subject to a background check.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN OUR SPECIAL NEEDS PROGRAMS 2016 – 2017
All volunteer opportunities are open to ages 12 to adult (unless noted otherwise).
Kids Club Tutoring
Helping first through fifth grade children complete their homework. Monday – Thursday 4:00-5:00 (high school or older)
Popular dance aerobic workout. Mondays 5:45-6:30
Participants will utilize a variety of mediums to create art projects with peers. Mondays 4:00-4:45 and 5:00-5:45
The Visual Mixing Bowl
Participants and peers will cook and share a meal together. Wednesdays 4:45-6:15
Children will learn yoga poses in a fun and relaxed environment. Wednesdays 5:15- 6:00
Children will enjoy singing, dancing, and playing instruments to promote creativity and social interaction. Thursdays 4:30 – 5:15
Focus on Fitness
Participants engage in exercises to build strength, balance and endurance. Thursdays 4:30-5:15
Just Us Girls
An evening of fun activities for girls 8 and older that includes everything from manicures to athletics. Thursdays 5:00-6:00
An evening at the Y for 12-18 year olds that includes fitness, swimming, and social time. Fridays 6:00-8:00
Introduction to martial arts for boys and girls. Fridays 4:45-5:30
Sports Skill Builder
Athletic program designed to build motor skills while engaging in a number of athletic activities. Saturdays 11:30 – 12:15 and 12:15 – 1:00 PM
Comprehensive gymnastics/movement program in the Y’s Gymnastics Center. Saturdays 2:00-2:45 and 3:00-3:45
An innovative sports/play program held in our Gymnastics Center. The program helps children develop physically, cognitively and socially. Sundays 4:00-4:45 or 5:00-5:45