At the Hastings Lake Y, a volunteer's time and talent can go a long way to help a child, mentor a teen or provide support for families. Volunteers come from all walks of life but they share a common trait - wanting to help others.

For more information on how you can become a volunteer, contact Rhonda Hoekenga, Hastings Lake YMCA Program Director, 847.410.5327.

Examples of volunteer opportunities include:

  • Mentor or tutor a child
  • Coordinate a group project
  • Coach a youth sports team
  • Referee a youth sports game
  • Assist with the maintenance/landscaping
  • Serve as a special event committee member
  • Assist with an activity during a Family Night Celebration