Y VOLUNTEERS ENSURE A BRIGHTER FUTURE

 

The Y is a cause for strengthening communities, committed every day to youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

 

When you volunteer at the Y, you take an active role in bringing about meaningful and enduring change right in your own neighborhood. 

 

We realize that everyone has personal strengths to offer and to build in others.  Together, we can pursue passions, old and new, and provide mutual support for everyone in our neighborhoods.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

 

View the current volunteer opportunities below, and then complete our Volunteer Application. We look forward to working with you side-by-side and making a real difference in here in the Lehigh Valley!

 

Greater Valley YMCA Volunteer Application

**Proper background clearances are required for volunteering with the Y.

 

 


United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley's AmeriCorps VISTA Program:

The Y depends on community support to operate our food programs. We work with United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley's AmeriCorps VISTA Program to actively address food insecurity.

 

Join us this Summer to help us serve our neighbors in need:

 

Summer Feeding and Learning Coordinator VISTAs

  • Support the Lehigh Valley Summer Learning Coalition and the Lehigh Valley Food Policy Council to increase quality summer learning engagement and food security.

 

Summer Meals Coordinator VISTAs

  • Support the Lehigh Valley Food Policy Council to increase food security for children and families.

 

Summer Learning Coordinator VISTAs

  • Support the Lehigh Valley Summer Learning Coalition to increase quality summer learning engagement.

 

Click HERE to learn more about United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley's AmeriCorps VISTA Program.


Read With Me Volunteers:

 

Greater Valley YMCA is seeking our community's help to join us for our “Read With Me” guest reader project.

 

Volunteers will join us at one of our branches (Allentown or Slate Belt) from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. to read a nutrition education-based kids book to a childcare classroom. All books and activity materials are provided.

 

Volunteers will also participate in a nutrition-based activity with the children.

 

Minimum age 16; suitable for a group of two.

 

Contact Haley Turner at 610-438-6065 or haleyturner@gv-ymca.org.

 

 

PROUD MEMBER OF THE VOLUNTEER CENTER OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY

Please check out the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley for other volunteer opportunities at local Y Branches. 

Join the Y

 

Households across our community have different needs so we offer a variety of membership types. Each of our locations offer many different programs, schedules, and classes therefore offerings and fees may vary by branch.

 

Please select a branch near you for more information

 

Greater Valley YMCA Membership Handbook

Financial Assistance

 

Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. At The Y, no child, family or adult is turned away due to an inability to pay.

 

Financial assistance awards are assessed on a case by case basis during a one-on-one, confidential session with a staff member. Those interested in applying for our financial assistance program are encouraged to download this form in English or download this form in Spanish, or stop in to any of our branches to learn more and pick up an application.

Program Registration

 

To register for member and non-member programs, please use our secure Online Registration.

Our Mission  |  To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.