YMCA Branch Name

For Youth Development
For Healthy Living
For Social Development

San Gabriel Valley YMCA

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering at the Y is a great way to live our mission while meeting new people and making lasting woman reads to childfriendships. Whether you're helping out as a camp counselor, afterschool tutor, or fitness class leader, your time and skill allow us to serve many more people than we otherwise could.


Y-ACES and Y-Scholars Afterschool Programs: Please send completed applications to Sandy Diaz, Assistant Youth Program Director, at sdiaz@sgvymca.org or via fax at 626-919-2302. Volunteers are asked to spend at least 30 hours a week in their position; consistency is important for our students. 

Program Specialist Aide: Assist Program Specialist (instructor) during homework help, outdoor activities, academic lessons, and other tasks as needed.

Coaches: Coach a small group of students during flag football, basketball, or soccer.

Special Program Volunteers: Do you have a skill like yoga, dance, martial arts, etc. that you would like to share with our students? We would love to have you visit our sites! Please call Sandy Diaz at 626-214-9716 and let her know!

Camp E.L.K. (Mountain Resident Camp): Please send completed applications to Marc Marroquin, Camping Services Director, at mmarroquin@sgvymca.org or via fax at 760-249-4492. All volunteers at summer camp must remain on site for one week.

Camp Directors: We need directors to run a week of summer camp: hiring and supervising counselors, planning activities, etc. 

Camp Counselors: We need counselors for our week-long mountain camp sessions. Must work closely with a small group of campers ages 7-14 and help them complete activities, etc. A positive attitude is a must!

All volunteers must be able to pass a fingerprint & background check.

Download our volunteer application for new volunteers here.

Returning volunteers may download a volunteer application here.

The Y is committed to providing programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We make every effort to ensure that no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Click to read more about our financial assistance.