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Collingwood, ON, Canada ● Gravenhurst, ON, Canada ● Innisfil, ON, Canada ● Midland, ON, Canada ● Wasaga Beach, ON, Canada Req #642
September 30, 2023

VOLUNTEER Opportunity:

Are you passionate about fitness and helping others? Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? We want to hear from you!

As a Volunteer YThrive Coach, you will be on our fitness conditioning floor inspiring and helping YMCA members achieve their health and wellness goals. You will get to create an engaging and fun environment for people to enjoy their workout experience. Your role will be to share your passion for fitness with them through providing tips, advice and teaching new workouts. We want coaches who are outgoing and ready to inspire our members to new levels of success.

This is a volunteer unpaid position.



  • Provide high quality customer service to participants
  • Provide coaching appointments to members
  • Actively book people into YThrive Appointments and recommend YMCA programs to suit customer goals and needs.
  • Assist with cleaning duties of the Wellness Floor
  • Ensure Wellness Floor rules are being followed
  • Assist instructors with class transitions and set up
  • Build positive relationships with YMCA staff, volunteers, and members
  • Maintain excellent communication with Health and Wellness Staff and department manager
  • Complete all online trainings as assigned.
  • Be an Ambassador for the YMCA.



  • Minimum age 14.
  • Understanding of physical fitness principals.
  • Standard First Aid and CPR-C preferred.
  • Experience working or volunteering in physical fitness preferred.
  • Original Criminal Reference Check with a Vulnerable Sector Screening less than 6 months old.
  • Fun, friendly and enthusiastic.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Hardworking, dependable and a team player.
  • Genuinely interested in being a part of the YMCA.


Benefits of Volunteering

At the YMCA, we are committed to providing volunteers with clear roles, responsibilities and expectations while maintaining ongoing feedback. We provide meaningful experiences that match our volunteer’s skills and interests. We embrace the diversity of our volunteers and provide accommodations when necessary. At the Y, we celebrate our volunteers both formally and informally while sharing their stories.

Be an Active Community Member, Develop New Skills, Enhance Personal Well-Being, Build New Positive Relationships and gain a Sense of Achievement.


About us

The YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka is a registered charity committed to fostering healthy communities by empowering children, youth, and families, promoting well-being, and encouraging social responsibility.

Our YMCA employs over a thousand staff and hundreds of volunteers who serve tens of thousands of individuals each year in various programs such as childcare, camps, health and fitness, leadership development, employment and literacy, immigrant services, and youth programming. We offer over $1 million in financial assistance annually to ensure accessibility for those who cannot afford to participate.

Beyond facilities and programs, covering Simcoe County, Muskoka and Parry Sound Districts, our YMCA is a supportive community that fosters mental, emotional, and physical well-being. We empower children and youth to become strong, confident, and resilient individuals. We assist individuals and families at all stages of life to connect with what matters most to them, fostering a sense of belonging. By supporting people from diverse backgrounds, ages, and abilities to achieve their health goals, fulfill their potential, and feel a genuine sense of belonging, we contribute to the creation of stronger communities.
The YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka successfully raises over $1 million each year through strategic campaigns.


The YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Our goal is a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Individuals needing employment accommodation in the hiring process or job postings in an alternative format may contact the Human Resources department at


Please note that all volunteers will be required to submit a current and satisfactory Police Record with Vulnerable Sector Screen and three professional references for review prior to starting employment.

How to Apply

We are so excited that you are interested in volunteering. Please submit a resume and a brief cover letter indicating which location you would like to volunteer for. We have locations in Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Innisfil, Midland and Gravenhurst.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Hiring Rate $1.00
  • Job Start Date October 9, 2023
Location on Google Maps
  • Collingwood, ON, Canada
  • Gravenhurst, ON, Canada
  • Innisfil, ON, Canada
  • Midland, ON, Canada
  • Wasaga Beach, ON, Canada