Do More.  Be More.

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Volunteers are vital to the YMCA. Without you, we wouldn’t be able to meet the needs of the people who live in our community.

From board members to youth sports coaches to smiling greeters, volunteers are the heart of the Y. Hundreds of business leaders, community members, parents, teens, and so many more dedicate their time and talent to strengthening their local community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Becoming a volunteer allows individuals to give back and learn something about themselves in the process. The Y is a nonprofit like no other. Get involved today.

Why volunteer?

As a YMCA volunteer, you’ll directly impact the lives of people, families, children, and seniors, and help make our community stronger. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Explore your interests and passions
  • Broaden your personal and professional skills
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Fulfill a school requirements
  • Meet new friends from all walks of life.
  • Support a cause that brings lasting personal and social change to others.
  • Feel good, improve your health and reduce stress.
  • Learn, grow, and have fun


Ways to Volunteer

General Volunteer

We always need help making the Bryan YMCA a welcome and great place to be! Fill out the below application.  It will be e-mailed to Brian Ford, Membership Coordinator, and then you will attend the volunteer orientation of your choosing (details within the form). At that orientation you will go over the open volunteer opportunities. You must be at least 18 years old to volunteer with the Brayn YMCA.  Sign Up to Volunteer

Youth Sports Volunteer Coach

Bryan YMCA is in need of volunteer coaches for Basketball, Soccer, T-ball and Flag Football.  If you are interested please complete the volunteer application and return to Antoine Hawkins, Sport Director. You must be at least 18 years old to volunteer with the Bryan YMCA. Volunteer Application

Philanthropy Volunteer

Help to raise the funds to ensure that YMCA programs are open to everyone regardless of economic circumstances, while gaining valuable leadership and community building experience. Volunteer opportunities are available for the Annual Campaign as well as Bright Beginnings. To join this volunteer team contact David Heggie, Executive Director, at 336.478.9622.

GCY Swim Team Volunteer

This is a great way to help kids and do a single day or weekend volunteer project.  The YMCA of Greensboro GCY Swim Team consists of over 300 swimmers who are learning and enjoying competitive swimming.  When we host a home swim meet (at the GAC) we need lots of volunteers to come out and help. We will train you in these fun and unique volunteer opportunities.

Special Events Volunteer

Help to plan, promote and run events that strengthen the community. Events such as Bright Beginnings, Y-USA Short Course National Swim Meet, and the Annual Golf Tournament are just some of the ways for you to help the Y strengthen the foundations of your community.

Policy Volunteer

Provide leadership to the YMCA through membership on the Bryan Board of Management or one of its committees.


Questions or more information contact Brian Ford, Membership Coordinator, at 336.478.9622.