You can change a life by volunteering

By volunteering with YMCA Derbyshire, you will have a part in helping us achieve our goals and positively impact lives of our learners, residents and local community.

YMCA Derbyshire’s vision is that all people can belong, contribute and thrive in their local community.

We need you!

Volunteering with YMCA Derbyshire is a great way to learn new skills, build lasting friendships, gain valuable work experience and help YMCA Derbyshire change lives. It can also help enhance your CV and job prospects for the future.

Through volunteering with YMCA Derbyshire you will not only gain for yourself, but also impact lives greatly. You’ll have access to training opportunities, join a friendly welcoming team and work in a safe and supportive environment.


This is up to you! You can volunteer for as little or as much time as you want. If you have volunteered for a specific job role then your time commitment will be agreed before you start.

No, volunteering with YMCA Derbyshire does not affect the benefits payments you receive although you should inform your benefits advisor when you start volunteering.

Yes, if you are looking to get your employees involved with volunteering we can make this happen. Email

I really enjoyed my time volunteering with YMCA Derbyshire. I gained confidence throughout my time and was really made to feel part of the team. It certainly played a big part in enabling me to get a job. I’d recommend volunteering with YMCA Derbyshire to anyone.

Phil - YMCA Volunteer

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