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We invite you to explore our volunteer opportunities, find your inspiration, and join us in making a positive community impact.


  • Lead: Serve in a leadership capacity on a volunteer board or committee.
  • Coach: Coach a youth sports team(s)
  • Mentor: 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
  • Volunteer: Extend a hand to help adults who want to do more and live healthier. Share information about the MetroWest YMCA at community events,


  • Service Days at the Outdoor Center
  • Service Days at the Framingham Branch


Volunteer Opportunities

At the MetroWest YMCA, we are dedicated to strengthening the community and empowering individuals to reach their full potential. We are expanding opportunities for our members to connect and collaborate with us in addressing vital community needs. Our mission encompasses a wide array of impactful initiatives, from combating food insecurity to empowering teenagers through skills development and promoting water safety awareness. We warmly invite you to join us on this remarkable journey, where you can uncover what truly inspires you. Explore our volunteer opportunities below and get in touch with us. Let us help you FIND YOUR Y, and together, we will make a positive impact on the future of our community. 


Fighting Food Insecurity

Food Preparation and Distribution Teammate: Support our food service team in preparing and distributing nutritious and healthy meals and groceries to youth and adults in our community. Ongoing. Flexible hours.

To learn more, contact Joanna:

Youth and Teen Resiliency


Volunteer Coaches Needed: We're looking for volunteers to coach our Youth Basketball League (grades K-5) for spring programs.

To learn more, contact Lisa:

Engaging the Community

Join the MetroWest YMCA “Street Team”: Do you want to share news about the Y with the community? Join the “MetroWest YMCA Street Team!” You will receive training and then accompany our Marketing and Program staff to table at community fairs throughout the year. This is a great way to accrue community service hours, meet people, and give back! Ongoing. Flexible hours.

To learn more, contact Jenny:

School Group/Corporate Service Day  

Foster Camraderie and Make A Positive Impact

Discover meaningful team-building experiences with the MetroWest YMCA's School Group/Corporate Service Day volunteer opportunities. Immerse your team in the great outdoors as you work together to beautify our expansive 122-acre Outdoor Center in Hopkinton, creating a welcoming environment for all who visit. From clearing trails to enhancing recreational areas, your team's efforts will leave a lasting impression on both the YMCA and the community it serves. In addition, there are a variety of activities that cater to diverse interests and skill sets. Whether it's organizing community events, participating in local outreach programs, or contributing to facility improvements, there's a range of options to suit your team's preferences.

Contact Peter Waisgerber at


Check out some of our volunteers in action!


Camp Clean-up with Sanofi

Volunteers from Sanofi help clear brush and clean up the grounds of the Hopkinton Outdoor Center to help us get ready for summer camp! 

If your company or group is looking for a service project this spring, contact us! 

Guest Readers Welcome

Boston Marathon Race Director, Dave McGillivray, reads his book, Dream Big, to children in the Owls classroom at our Early Learning Center! Students loved his playful nature and learned a great message about confidence!