Volunteer With The YWCA

Thank you for your interest in sharing your time and talents with the YWCA! Volunteers help us to fulfill the mission work of the YWCA, serving our community. We cannot do it alone, we greatly appreciate your time and consideration!

There are many opportunities to volunteer at the YWCA… from answering the phone, teaching a class, serving on a committee, working on a special event, to assisting in our Empowerment Center. Please see our listing of volunteer opportunities below.

For more information about the YWCA Volunteer Program, please contact the YWCA Development Director at 563-242-2110 or at development@ywcaclinton.org.


“If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.”
     – Booker T. Washington

What will you receive by volunteering:

The wonderful feeling you have when you help someone

Learn new skills to add to your resume

The feeling of involvement

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”
         – Aesop

Get Involved with the YWCA

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”
– Margaret Mead, anthropologist

Please complete our volunteer application and a YWCA staff member will contact you. Thank you!

Housing Services

Assist and support families and individuals experiencing homelessness by:

  • become a committee member (Women’s Empowerment Committee)
  • assemble participant packets
  • assemble application packets
  • sort / organize donations
  • clean office

Front Desk

Assist YWCA patrons by helping with:

  • class registration
  • facility tours
  • answering phones
  • general clerical duties

Health & Wellness

Assist and support the fitness and wellness participants in the following ways:

  • teaching classes
  • helping with adult and children pool classes
  • helping with special events and fundraisers
  • maintenance and upkeep
  • become a committee member
  • swim coach during youth swim lessons


Assist with support and programming for school age children in the following ways:

  • teach a class
  • help with special events
  • Summer Camp counselor
  • help with program set up
  • share a hobby/talent/skill
  • chaperone on field trips
  • become a committee member


Assist with the general appearance of the inside and outside of the YWCA facility by:

  • painting
  • lawn care/landscaping
  • repairs
  • housekeeping


Assist with programs that will enrich lives through:

  • sharing a special talent you have
  • special events/community events, e.g. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, Peace Walk
  • committee member

Children’s Center

Assist with the support and care of children and their families through:

  • rocking infants
  • chaperone field trips
  • assist staff with daily care of children
  • special events/fundraisers
  • office support
  • committee member


Assist with the promotion and organization of YWCA programs and services

  • computer work
  • distribution of posters & fliers
  • office support
  • helping at events

Planning Committees

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