Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with YWCA Greater Lafayette. The YWCA offers various volunteer opportunities for community members. An individual or group can volunteer for a one-time service project or can provide a volunteer commitment on a regular basis for an extended period of time. When you volunteer with YWCA Greater Lafayette, you are helping to further our mission to empower women and girls and doing what matters right here in your own community.

For current volunteer opportunities, please call 765-742-0075.

If you would like to volunteer for the Domestic Violence Intervention and Prevention Program, please call 765-423-4486.

The YWCA Greater Lafayette offers many volunteer opportunities:

  • Cleaning or doing yard work (scheduled as needed)
    Applicable to all YWCA departments
  • Assisting with children’s programming in the evening
    Domestic Violence Intervention and Prevention Program
  • Answering the domestic violence crisis hotline (operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week) 
    Domestic Violence Intervention and Prevention Program
  • Answering phones, sharing program information, filing and copying 
    Applicable to all YWCA departments
  • Helping with 9-1-1 cell phones, creating e-mail distribution lists and handing out information 
    Domestic Violence Intervention and Prevention Program
  • Working with Spanish-speaking clients and translating documents
    Domestic Violence Intervention and Prevention Program
  • Helping with outreach at community fairs and other events 
    Applicable to all YWCA departments

  • Processing mail (labeling, stuffing, sealing, folding, etc.). Often these volunteers are needed on short notice. Times/days will vary.
    Welcome Desk
  • Serving on an event committee (for example, helping to plan and implement Salute to Women, Clay Bowl Giving Project, Holiday Bingo & Silent Auction, Network Luncheon Series, etc.)
    Please tell us which event interests you, and we'll refer you to the contact person.

 

 

.