Jeff tells why he volunteers. It’s a story of giving back to kids in the community you won’t soon forget.

The Y. So Much More™


Become a volunteer and take an active role in strengthening your community. There are countless ways you can help others reach their full potential. Volunteering your time and talent at the Y is a wonderful way to give back. The Y welcomes the chance to help you find a volunteer role that best reflects your interests, skills, and the time you have to give.



  • Lead our Board of Directors and serve on committees.
  • Raise funds to ensure the Y is accessible to all members of our community.
  • Coach our youth sports teams and teach many of our classes.
  • Serve as Reach & Rise® mentors.
  • Help plan special events.
  • Make freshly squeezed lemonade at the annual Dubuque County Fair.
  • Clean and beautify our campuses.
  • Extend a hand to help adults who want to do more, be more, and live healthier.
  • Advocate for the Y’s efforts to include policies and initiatives that positively impact societal issues of importance to the nation and our community.

For info, please contact:

Volunteer Opportunities