Volunteer Opportunities - YMCA of Greater Des Moines Healthy Living Center | Clive, Iowa 50325
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Volunteer Opportunities

 

 

Position:  YMCA Board of Managers
Description: Bring your leadership skills to the YMCA by serving on our Board of Managers.

Details: Support the YMCA with your communication skills, connections and community involvement. Develop new leadership skills and enhance your network. 

Requirements: A positive, wellness-minded disposition. A passion for helping others to lead healthy lives physically, mentally and spiritually. Ability to uphold and model the YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Willingness to use your community influence to support the YMCA through fund raising and exploring partnerships or program expansion.

 

Time Commitment: Monthly Board or Committee meetings, as well as special events related to the Branch or the annual support campaign

 

Contact: Jeremy Dyvig at 515-645-3341 or jeremy.dyvig@dmymca.org

 

 

Position:  YMCA Exercise Assistant
Description: Share your love of people and helping others to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle!

 

Details:  You will be paired with a member who needs some level of assistance in order to utilize the facilities, equipment, and services of the YMCA. 

 

Requirements: A positive, wellness-minded disposition. A passion for helping others, especially seniors or the physically challenged. Ability to uphold and model the YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. 

 

Time Commitment: This will vary depending upon the member’s needs and exercise program; however, you could expect to provide assistance a minimum of once or twice a week.

 

Contact: Sarah Wigen 515-645-3346 or sarah.wigen@dmymca.org

 

 

Position: YMCA Medical Program Leader
A medical program leader is an individual who is passionate about and committed to making health and wellness a priority in their community.  Medical program leaders are vital to the success of the various medical programs the Y-HLC offers by helping raise awareness of a specific disease, welcome and engage new program members in exercise and wellness activities, and advocate within the community the YMCA mission.  Time commitment is at least 2 hours/week. 

 

Requirements: YMCA membership and uphold the YMCA core values; Leadership capabilities and experience; Willingness to actively engage in the commitments outlined above.

 

Leadership opportunities in:
•    LIVESTRONG at the Y, Stroke Recovery, Pain Management, Neuro Wellness, Weight Management, Heart Health

 

Contact: Sarah Wigen at 515-645-3346 or sarah.wigen@dmymca.org

 

 

Position:  YMCA Translator
Description: Share your love of people and helping others by volunteering as a translator!

Details:  You will be paired with a patient or member who needs some level of assistance in understanding their plan of care in physical therapy, their exercise program as a member, and how to safely use the facility, equipment, and services of the YMCA. 

Requirements: A positive, wellness-minded disposition. A passion for helping others, especially the physically challenged. Ability to uphold and model the YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. 

 

Time Commitment: This will vary depending upon the need for a translator and the patient or member’s needs. This is more of an "on call" volunteer experience.

 

Contact: Sarah Wigen at 515-645-3346 or sarah.wigen@dmymca.org

 

To complete an application form - click HERE.

 


 

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