The Woodson YMCA offers many diverse volunteer opportunities all year long. Call or stop into either branch to help support the Y as a volunteer.

Download our Volunteer Application form here.

Annual Campaign
Tell the Woodson YMCA story to friends and community in order to fundraise for the annual campaign. We provide training and materials, pledge cards, etc.

Perform spring prep work for summer camps or season clean-up. Bring positive energy as you lead children in day camp as a junior counselor (ages 14-17).

Child care  Mini Care- Assist our staff by engaging with children in our drop-in child care facilities. Minimum age of 18.

Community Garden  Would you like to serve our community while enjoying the outdoors? Grow the Y’s mission during the Woodson YMCA Community Garden growing season. Please connect with Michelle Clark at 715-845-2177, ext, 160 to find out about more about this rewarding opportunity.

Volunteer with our Membership Development Team on various special event needs.

Get involved with Togetherhood as a project member, the Y’s newest volunteer service project initiative. Let us collaborate on your project or assist one of ours. Learn more here.

Assist in unkeep and cleaning of machines and equipment, mats, bars, etc. – training provided.

Youth Centers
Work with children in our Youth Activity Center, helping them stay active and engaged. Prefer 1-2 times per week.

Youth Sports
Coaches and team parents are needed for all sports seasons!

  Special Events:

Wausau Marathon (Sat. Aug, 26, 2017)- Get close to the action as a Wausau Marathon volunteer! Help support our community and keep runners safe and supported along the course. All shifts and locations available. You may team up with a friend!  Email sramsey@woodsonymca.com or call 715- 841-1858.

Youth Duathlon (Sun. Sept. 17, 2017) – Various positions. Contact Melissa Hoffman, 715-841-1830.

Father Daughter Dance (Feb. 10, 2018)- Assist with obtaining donations, planning ,event set-up, event stations and clean-up at Wausau Branch.

Healthy Kids Day (TBA)- Assist with Aspirus Branch open house.

Thrivent/Woodson YMCA Community Garden (May- Sept. 2017)- Assist with planting and maintenance work in our Community Garden outside of Aspirus Branch. Call Michelle at 715-845-2177, ext. 160

Golf Outing (Mon. June 4, 2018) – Various positions. Contact Shannon Ramsey, 715-841-1858.