Volunteer Opportunities

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Volunteers are an important part of our team and critical to meeting our mission.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with YWCA Madison.

There are many ways you can volunteer and we will do our best to match volunteers interests with our program needs.

Review the current list of volunteer opportunities, fill out our online volunteer application, and you will receive an email letting you know when the next YWCA volunteer orientation is scheduled.

If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact Volunteer Coordinator, Erin Farrar at 608.257.1436, option 2. Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Current Volunteer Openings

Children’s Programs Volunteer

YWCA’s children’s program needs volunteers that can assist in providing developmentally appropriate social and recreational activities for homeless children sheltered, with their families, at the YWCA or participating in one of our family housing programs. The Children’s program usually needs volunteers that can commit one night a week.

Location: 101 E Mifflin Street, Madison, WI 53703
Available hours: Monday-Friday 6:00-7:30 PM

Restorative Justice Volunteer

Participate in Restorative Justice Circles and follow up with youth (This is a 90-day minimum commitment) to support them in successfully completing Restorative Agreements.

Location: Various community sites
Available Hours: RJ Circles-Monday through Thursday 4:00-7:00 PM 90-day mentoring commitment.

Restorative Justice Intake Volunteer
Make phone calls to youth and their parents/caregivers to inform them of their option to attend Restorative Justice as an alternative to municipal court.  Collect and document intake information.

Location: Optional
Available Hours:3- 4 weekend day hours, 2 weekends per month

Volunteer Application

Community Service Volunteer Opportunities

These are only open to volunteers with court-ordered service.

Work with our maintenance department to assist with maintaining a clean building. Volunteers must be prompt and able to follow directions.

Location: 101 E. Mifflin, Madison
Available Hours: Monday- Friday 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Monday-Thursday 12:00 am to 4:00 pm

Community Service Application