Collin Morrison receiving his volunteer appreciation certificate

Volunteer of the Month

Richard Kardel 

Richard, a father of two children, has been volunteering with Member Services at the Kelowna Family Y for nearly four years. He is always eager to answer member questions and goes out of his way to help make them feel like they too, are a part of the Y family. 

 

Make a Difference in Your Community

Whether supporting our programs and events or providing expertise and leadership, volunteers are the core of everything we do. We are able to provide programs and services in part through the generous time of people who have a shared passion for helping others.

Whatever your age, interests, or schedule, there is an opportunity for you to give back to your Okanagan community through the YMCA.

Becoming a Volunteer

  1. Find a volunteering opportunity that's theright fit for you.
  2. Complete the online application form for the position that you are interested in.
  3. Come in for an interview with a Volunteer Coordinator.
  4. Complete a current RCMP Records Check with a Vulnerable Sector Search.

How You Can Help

Here's just a few of the ways in which you can help make a difference at the YMCA:

Member Services Greeter

Greet people as they walk in the door and help them find their way at the Y.

Health and Fitness Instruction

Share your passion for fitness and give back to your community. Support a new-exerciser as a Fitness Host, become a Group Fitness Instructor (training provided), encourage active older adults as a Walk & Talk for 50+ Host, or even work with multiple people on our new training circuit as a Training Circuit Host.

Ready to Begin?

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