Get involved

When you volunteer at the Y, you take an active role in bringing about meaningful, enduring change right in your own neighborhood. Y volunteers help give men, women and children of all ages and from all walks of life the resources and support they need to be healthy, confident, connected and secure.


Volunteers at the Y:

Coach our sports teams and teach some of our classes
• Motivate and support youth in building the character strengths, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, smart life choices, and the pursuit of higher education and goals
• Extend a hand to help adults who want to do more, be more or live healthier
• Lead our Boards of Directors and committees
• Raise funds to ensure the Y is accessible to all members of the community
• Advocate for the Y's efforts to influence policies and initiatives that positively impact societal issues of importance to the nation, and your community
• Participate in opportunities to give back and support neighbors

Get involved!

To find out about volunteer opportunities near you, contact your local Y, or view our current listings on Hands on Nashville.