Volunteer

Volunteer

We care deeply about the communities we serve, Volunteering says YOU do too

We know that volunteers are key in making our mission come alive. Thank YOU for your consideration. We hope you will find an opportunity that is just right for you! All volunteer hours can be credited towards high school or other community service hours, as well.

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

If you want to touch the past, touch a rock. If you want to touch the present, touch a flower. If you want to touch the future, touch a life. – Author Unknown

Fitness Center Greeter
Time Commitment: 2 hours weekly (typically 7:30-11:30am or 3:30-6:30pm). In this position, volunteers will greet members and guests in the fitness center; engage in conversation and lead the charge with excellence in customer service. In addition, volunteers may be asked to help with other tasks such as wiping down equipment, providing towels to patrons, and matching members/guests with personal trainers to answer fitness and nutritional questions. No technical fitness knowledge required.

Fitness Equipment Cleaner
Time Commitment: 2 hours weekly
In this position, volunteers will perform light janitorial duties such as vacuuming, sweeping and/or dusting under the machines. Laundering fitness towels and lubricating machines are also a routine task. This opportunity is fantastic for people who need a flexible schedule in order to volunteer. Candidates must be able to stand, stoop and bend.

Housekeeping
Time Commitment: 2 hours weekly
In this position, volunteers will perform light housekeeping duties such as sweeping, mopping and vacuuming. Tidying up locker rooms, cleaning windows and mirrors and/or emptying trash will be an essential part of this position. Candidates must be able to stand, stoop and bend as well as be able to lift up to 20 lbs.

Kidzone
Time Commitment: 2 hours weekly (typically either 8:30 -11:30 or 3:30 – 6:30)
Kidzone is designed to provide enrichment opportunities for children ages 6 months to 6 years old in a safe and friendly environment while their parent(s) work out. Under the direction of our paid Kidzone staff, volunteers will interact with children to help engage them in reading, crafts and/or play. So put on a big smile and share some silly songs. Volunteers in this position are directly involved in the comfort, care and safety of our youngest members.

Parent Night Out
Time Commitment: 3 hours monthly
This volunteer opportunity is once a month on a Saturday evening from 5 – 8pm. This event is especially fun as the children (ages 3-12) who partake in the adventure will be swimming, eating and then enjoying a movie. Under the direction of paid staff, volunteers for this event will be expected to help engage the children in group activities as directed.

 

Swim Meet Parking Attendant
Time Commitment: schedules are dependent on swim meet schedule.
Similar to the shuttle drivers, we need help with keeping the parking lot organized, helping people find open spots, letting guests know when the shuttle can be expected, and communicating the status of the lots to our Facilities people. In addition to the UVAC lot we also have an off-site lot. The position requires being able to stand and move around the lots. For winter meets the volunteer must have warm clothing and be able to be outdoors in cold weather for several hours at a time. Lunch may be provided depending on the shifts.

Shuttle Van Driver for Swim Meets
Time Commitment: schedules are dependent on swim meet schedule.
UVAC provides complimentary transport from the local hotels and off-site parking for swim meets held at our center. We are seeking volunteers to drive pre-determined routes within a 3-mile radius to pick up and drop off attendees. Volunteers must be comfortable driving an 8-12 passenger vehicle (no special license required). Meets are held throughout the year with the majority being held on Saturdays and Sundays.

Splash Camp
Time Commitment: Schedules are arranged based on need for specific camps
Assist our camp staff with the various tasks needed to run a successful day camp for children 6-10 years old. Duties include checking in camp kids for the day, helping to ensure a smooth transition from parent to teacher. Other areas of need are helping with games and crafts throughout the day and assisting the children as needed with food, snacks and bathroom breaks. Vacation camps run during school vacations and summer break.

Welcome Desk
Time Commitment: 2 hour shift per week
Volunteers in this position will directly interact with every member/guest that checks in. The need for professionalism, multi-tasking and a high attention to detail are essential skills. The ability to meet and greet diverse groups of individuals with an infectious smile is a must. Answering questions and the phone as well as recruiting new members/volunteers will add to the variety of tasks that will come your way at the welcome desk.