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Volunteer with YMCA Norfolk today

We welcome volunteers here at YMCA Norfolk. We could not achieve what we do without the work and support of each volunteer. We have volunteering roles in various shapes and sizes.

Are you interested in supporting the work of YMCA Norfolk?

Could you offer time, commitment and enthusiasm to help transform a young person’s life?

The work of YMCA Norfolk is more varied than you might think. Every day we provide a safe home for over 260 vulnerable young people. We provide a range of support to families, work in schools and youth groups across Norfolk. We promote mental health as well as running a café called ‘Stepping Stones’!

And you can get involved!

Volunteers are a valued and vital part of the service carried out by YMCA Norfolk. And we are always looking for people to join the team. Whether you are between jobs and want to add some valuable work experience to your CV. Or perhaps you have some spare time and want to help others. Our volunteering opportunities are rich in variety and cater for all interests and skills.

Whatever your reason for volunteering. Your enthusiasm, time and expertise is invaluable to YMCA Norfolk. And together we will work together to transform the lives of young people.

“I really enjoyed myself, volunteering in the Marketing and Fundraising department. It has given me the skills needed to get an opportunity of my own. I am thankful to the YMCA for providing me with a rewarding experience” Nathan

People volunteer for a variety of reasons and volunteering can help you;

  • Learn new skills
  • Experience new things
  • Build confidence and self-esteem
  • Make new friends and socialise

If you would like more information about volunteering for YMCA Norfolk. Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator by emailing: volunteer@ymcanorfolk.org

Apply to become a volunteer today! 

Current Opportunities

Engagement support

As the ‘Your Voice’ Assistant you will be working closely with the Engagement Officer. You will help young people to contribute, and have their voices heard.

  • For more information about becoming an Engagement volunteer. Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator by emailing: volunteer@ymcanorfolk.org


Volunteering at one of our events is a great way of supporting our work. Either by helping us to raise money and/or promoting how we help young people.

  • For more information about getting involved in our events. Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator by emailing: volunteer@ymcanorfolk.org

Media Volunteer 

As a Media and Marketing Volunteer you will be supporting our work. You will help communicate with supporters. Focusing on the lives of children, young people and families helped by YMCA Norfolk.

  • For more information about becoming a Media Volunteer. Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator by emailing: volunteer@ymcanorfolk.org


Could you provide emergency accommodation for up to 3 nights? Help young people from the age of 16 upwards who find themselves with nowhere to go.

Supported Lodgings

Could you provide a home on a more long term basis to a young person? Support them towards independent living and maintain a tenancy?

In return you’ll receive a weekly payment, training and support.