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Careers & Volunteers



As a charity, we ensure our doors and opportunities are open to everyone – regardless of their financial situation. We are committed to building a healthier, more connected community.

YMCA Calgary serves the community at our eight health and wellness locations, seven child care centres, two outdoor camp locations, and 60 community outreach locations. Join us in building healthy communities!

Opportunities

YMCA Calgary offers hundreds of opportunities in a variety of areas including: administration, aquatics, fitness, child and youth development, care and education, community outreach, facility operations and more!

As an employee, you’ll have opportunities to develop both personally and professionally. We offer educational financial assistance, certifications (many are free!), leadership training and development, opportunities for advancement and excellent benefits.

Ready to make an impact in your community? Click below to view both career and volunteer opportunities.

  • To apply for a career opportunity, please create an account and then apply for the position(s) of interest.
Interested in applying to join YMCA Calgary’s Board of Directors? Learn more by clicking here
Career Opportunities

Volunteer Engagement

Our Volunteers have the desire to help build healthy, happy communities where everyone belongs, grows, thrives, and leads. Our goal is to match volunteers with meaningful opportunities that in turn have a beneficial impact in the community and on the work of YMCA Calgary.

YMCA Calgary offers a variety of volunteer opportunities including: administration, aquatics, fitness, child and youth development, care and education, community outreach, facility operations and more!

Volunteers will have the opportunity to develop both personally and professionally. We offer leadership training and development, certifications, opportunities for you to share your talents and learn new skill sets.

Curious to learn more?

If you think that volunteering with YMCA Calgary is right for you and you are ready to get started, just follow these simple steps:

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Click the VOLUNTEER NOW button below and complete an application form.
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Volunteer Engagement will review your information and a YMCA Calgary staff partner will be in contact with you to arrange a 1:1 chat to learn more about your interests and availability. This will also give you an opportunity to get your questions answered.
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If it is agreed that volunteering with YMCA Calgary is something that you would like to pursue, you will be asked to complete our volunteer onboarding process including:
  • Completing a Police Information Check (with Vulnerable Sector Screen)
  • Provide 3 References
  • Participate in Health and Safety Training
  • Provide proof of required Certifications applicable to specific volunteer roles
  • Participate in our online, facility, and program specific orientations
Thank you for your interest in wanting to make a positive impact in your community!
If you have any questions please email us at volunteer@calgary.ymca.ca
Volunteer Now!
Already a volunteer? Visit your Volley Profile here.

Certifications

Some of our leadership positions require specific certifications. Find out how you can become certified to work in your area of interest by viewing one of our guidebooks below.