Volunteer with YMCA Derbyshire and change lives today.

By volunteering with us, 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.

Volunteer with YMCA Derbyshire

Together we create places where people flourish

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.

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

What does volunteering for YMCA Derbyshire involve?

We have a range of volunteer roles including:

We’re looking for people with a passion for events and fundraising, to help us raise funds for our young people and projects.

The role will help our team with events, any ideas for fundraisers, engaging community members and general awareness of YMCA Derbyshire. As a YMCA Derbyshire volunteer, you will be supported by our staff to give you the confidence to achieve your role.

All you need is passion, the ability to talk to others, an energetic nature and the desire to help others. Sign up here.

YMCA Community Fundraiser

YMCA Key College supports young people between the ages of 15-19 to achieve a meaningful level of academic attainment. This enables them to go on to further education, employment or training.

Our brilliant volunteer Teaching Assistants work with our tutors to support our students to increase their subject knowledge, build their confidence and study skills.

Apply to be a volunteer Teaching Assistant with us and you will have the opportunity to assist our students in their studies and gain confidence along the way.  Sessions are delivered on our premises at the same time each week. We provide all of our volunteer Teaching Assistants with the opportunity to complete their Teaching Assistant qualification. We also provide resources and we will process a free DBS check for you. Sign up here.

Are you looking to volunteer whether it be to gain experience, develop your skills or to gain some work experience? Do you have a passion for supporting children?

Our popular Y-Kidz programme aims to help children increase their confidence and self-esteem. We do this through a wide range of activities at breakfast and after-school sessions (‘wraparound care’), lunch clubs and holiday activity clubs.

Volunteering with YMCA Y-Kidz is an easy and rewarding way to make a difference to the lives of our children in our schools. Your support will help impact the lives of young people and help them grow with confidence. Sign up here.

How do I become a YMCA iVolunteer?

To sign up as a YMCA Derbyshire iVolunteer, simply click the button below and fill in our contact form.