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Volunteer with the YWCA

Thank you for wanting to share your time and talents with the YWCA! As a volunteer, you are integral to the YWCA fulfilling our mission, and we simply couldn’t do it without your help and support.

YWCA Asheville has volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups. We can design volunteer assignments to fit your schedule, experience, and team-building goals.

Volunteer Application

Current volunteer opportunities with YWCA:

Kitchen Assistants

The YWCA of Asheville is seeking volunteers for our Healthy Meals Kitchen, which serves fresh meals to the 150 children in our Early Learning Program. Click here for the full job description. If you are interested, please complete a volunteer application and background check form and return it to our volunteer coordinator. Click here to email.


Empowerment Childcare

Times available Monday – Friday from 8 am – 12 pm

  • Lead reading circles and group enrichment activities
  • Provide classroom support for Empowerment Childcare staff

Early Learning Program

Times available Monday – Friday from 8 am – 5 pm

  • Reading, storytelling, and group enrichment activities
  • Help with lunch and snack distribution from our Healthy Meals Kitchen


Flexible time commitment

  • Help behind-the-scenes organizing and distributing donated baby clothes, maternity clothes, baby care items, toys or new school supplies, diapers, and formula
  • Join us for our monthly group meetings here at the YWCA and help a young parent learn new skills for her life as a successful parent and student
  • Provide transportation for our young parents to and from MotherLove events


Flexible time commitment

  • Join the fun in the pool as a swim assistant. Help children and adults learn the basics of floating, kicking, breathing, and diving.
  • Support the Aquatics Program with behind-the-scenes administrative work or on-the-deck supervising

Administrative Support

Flexible time commitment

  • Office support that includes data entry, filing, and organizing the YWCA archive.
  • Help with translating YWCA documents and materials into Spanish


Volunteer Application


For more information about volunteering, contact:

Amanda Durst, Volunteer Coordinator

828-254-7206 x 103