Sonoma County Family YMCA

1111 College Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA
(707) 545-9622

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The Y continues to be closed until further notice due to the current health order. We promise we will provide reopening info once we have an update. - More Details >>

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Distance Learning site closures due to fires: Yulupa, Strawberry, and Prestwood through 9/30 - More Details >>

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Group of volunteers different ages, sexes and ethnicities.

Here at the Sonoma County Family YMCA, we recognize that volunteerism can help our community grow stronger!  When you give back to the Y, you empower people and communities to learn, grow & thrive.  There are a variety of ways to give your time, talent and treasure.   

Volunteering is an important part of the energy and excellence at the Sonoma County Family YMCA. Opportunities for volunteering cover a wide range of program and membership activities.

If you have any special skills or hobbies that you are interested in sharing with the YMCA, let us know!

We are more than happy to welcome guest teachers or instructors to our After School and Summer Camp programs.

To get involved, fill out an application at the Member Center or contact our volunteer coordinator for further information:  

If interested in learning more about volunteering with us, please fill out our volunteer form to get started.

Check out all of the fun ways you can use your skills & passions to help your community.

See opportunities brochure for opportunity dates and contacts.

Youth Activities Assistant

Assist students with homework, provide one-on-one tutoring and act as a positive role model! Share skills & talents with kids by coordinating enrichment activities or engage kids in a variety of recreational activities including facilitation of sports games and other outdoor activities at the Y's after-school programs& summer camps 

ASES Program Tutor

Are you passionate about helping Sonoma County youth thrive in school? Serve as an academic tutor/mentor to children during after school hours at the Y’s ASES (After-School Education & Safety) programs.

Assistant Teacher

Act as a teacher’s aide by engaging children in crafts projects, recreational and other enriching activities according to typical daily schedule at YMCA’s Piner Preschool. 

Child Watch Aide

Are you interested in gaining experience working with children or sharing your many talents & passions with Sonoma County Youth? Act as an aide for YMCA staff by engaging children in crafts projects, recreational and other enriching activities according to typical daily schedule at YMCA’s Child Watch Center.  

Adaptive Aquatics Aide

Are you interested in working with youth in a physical therapy setting? Assist participants in a warm water movement therapy class for individuals with developmental disabilities 

Administrative Assistant

Help office staff in our administration, program & membership departments with various clerical projects related to day-to-day operation & special events. 

Facilities Assistant

Are you a handyman or woman interested in lending a hand to your local community? Assist YMCA staff with tasks related to special projects, activities and/or general operation of the YMCA 

Community Garden Ambassador

Share your expertise and passion for organic gardening with the YMCA by helping our new community garden thrive. Help with planting in the spring, periodic maintenance throughout the summer & harvesting in the fall. 

Special Events Aide

Support one of these Y events:

  • Annual for Community Campaign – February/March

  • Healthy Kids Day – April

  • Human Race - May

  • Giro Bello – June

  • Golf Tournament – September

  • Halloween Carnival – October   

  • Annual Giving Tree – December   

  • Community Enrichment Days – Ongoing

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