Are you interested in joining our team as a volunteer?
The YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth is always on the lookout for dynamic volunteers to join us in our journey of Building Healthy Communities through the Power of Belonging.
What We Do
Rooted in our core values of Caring, Respect, Responsibility, Honesty, and Inclusiveness, since 1853 the YMCA has connected Nova Scotians to life-enhancing opportunities. As a non-profit charity, we provide vital services, such as Health, Employment, Childcare/ Camps, Immigrant Services, and Youth Development.
At the YMCA we know that our ability to partner with others in our community is through the passion and dedication of our employees and volunteers. It is through our 200 staff and 100 volunteers that we are able to do what we do. In joining the YMCA you will become part of a dedicated network of individuals with a great passion for providing holistic support to the communities in which we serve.
How You Can Help
We are always accepting applications from interested candidates toward our volunteering opportunities. With the diversity of our programs brings with it a variety of volunteer avenues in such areas as Childcare, Before/After school, Saturday Study Skills, Youth Recreation, Employment Services, Newcomer Services, Big Cove Camp, Fundraising, Administration, Health, Fitness, and Aquatics (including our new John W. Lindsay YMCA), as well as such National initiatives as YMCA Community Action Network (YCAN).
Note: Successful volunteer candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Record Check/Vulnerable Sector Check, Child Abuse Registry Check, and proof of valid First Aid and CPR training.
Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us, we look forward to reviewing your application!
The YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth is an equal opportunity employer that values the diversity of people and communities and is committed to excellence and inclusion in our Association. We are committed to an environment that is barrier-free. If you require accommodation during the application process, please inform us in advance to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation. We encourage all applicants to self-identify.