Volunteer Opportunities

Whether in high school or retired, there are always countless opportunities here at the YWCA Princeton to get involved with the community!

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Aquatics: This program, which provides swimming lessons and water safety skills to a wide range of community members, is seeking swimmers willing to help teach lessons and volunteer. Red-Cross Certification is preferred, but not necessary; this is perfect for high schoolers looking to volunteer!

After School Program: A safe nurturing environment for your children to unwind after a busy day of school.  Along with homework help, activities include providing fitness, recreational, social, cultural and educational programs, when applicable. This is a New Jersey licensed program, run under the supervision of experienced professionals.

Breast Cancer Resource Center: This program, which offers complimentary programs and services to all those affected by breast cancer, is looking for those to help with personal and crisis-based help. Specifically, those with a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree, those with therapist experience, breast cancer survivors, those with medical experience, certified fitness instructors, bilingual speakers (Spanish/Russian/Polish/Arabic), and those with unique hobbies to offer as a therapy program (flora/fauna hike, bullet journals, etc.).

Development Office: We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to help with the behind-the-scenes work of the development office to ensure that we are effectively pursuing our mission! Volunteer opportunities range for social media, help with event and fundraising coordination, and clerical work.

English as a Second Language: English as a second or foreign language is the use of English by speakers with different native languages. Our ESL classes are available year-round with sessions starting in September, January and July.  We are seeking tutors to assist our adult English language students with small group conversation practice or one-on-one writing, pronunciation, comprehension and grammar assistance. The goal of the program is to further the student’s English skills to prepare them for post-secondary education and professional career opportunities.

HiSET (High School Equivalency Test): Help students improve their math, English, and reading that desire to earn their HiSET certificate. The test is offered in English and Spanish and covers language arts reading and writing, mathematics, social studies, and science.

Judges for Robotics Program: Our program needs energetic, positive and creative minded judges for mock-trial competitions of three robotics teams for students in grades 4 through 12.   We invite community members with a strong interest or skill in team building, group dynamics, programming or engineering.  Machinists, entrepreneurs, researchers or engineers are strongly encouraged to apply. As we value your commitment, for further information on days and times, please contact us below.

Robotics Coaches and Mentors: We are looking for coaches and mentors with interests and character that will allow our all-girls Robotics team members to grow in self-confidence, leadership, and life. Click here for position descriptions. 

 

For further information, please contact Kate Liu at kliu@ywcaprinceton.org.