How You Can Help

There are many ways you can get involved, including:

• Y-NOW Mentoring

Serve as a mentor and positive role model for young people with incarcerated parents.

For more information on our Y-NOW Mentoring Program, please email Sadie Aschbacher at saschbacher@ymcalouisville.org,  or call 502.855.5143.

• Street Outreach

Ride along with our Street Outreach team to educate homeless teens and young adults about the help available to them at YMCA Safe Place Services.

• Matt Kubanzik Youth Development Center

Engage with 16-22 year olds who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless. A variety of positions are available.

• Safe Place Pick-Up Volunteer

Transport youth who have sought assistance at a Safe Place site to our Shelter House Program at 2400 Crittenden Drive.

• Board of Directors

Serve as an ambassador for YMCA Safe Place Services, lead fundraising efforts and become an advocate for the impact we make on children and families in our community.

• Board Committees

Assist in financial development, board development and help find new ways to increase community awareness of our mission and services.

• Special Events

Volunteer for various fundraising events, including the Turf Classic, Together4Teens Breakfast and Community Luncheons.

• Group Projects

Groups from 5 to 25 members assist with facility maintenance and property improvement projects.

*All positions require completing a volunteer application, background check, interview and agreeing to the YMCA Safe Place Services’ Volunteer Code of Conduct. Training and ongoing support is provided to all volunteers.
To learn more about our volunteer opportunities, call or email Sommer Lally at slally@ymcalouisville.org, or 502.635.4404.