The YMCA relies on the time and dedication given by volunteers just like you. Every hour spent volunteering with us translates into more smiles and better health for our children, families and communities.

The YMCA of Greater Saint John is currently seeking two strong leaders within our community to become members of our Board of Directors.

The affairs of the YMCA of Greater Saint John are managed by the Board of Directors, consisting of 8 to 10 persons. Members of the Board of Directors include a mix of backgrounds, skills and experiences appropriate to guide the Board’s strategy and proper governance of the YMCA.

General Selection Criteria

  • demonstrate independence, integrity, sound business judgment and leadership skills;
  • have a reputation for integrity and honesty, the ability to generate public confidence and maintain the confidence of the Y of Greater Saint John’s stakeholders;
  • have strong communication skills;
  • have developed relationships with business, community and government leaders;
  • be financially literate or have the potential to become financially literate to a level appropriate for reading and interpreting financial statements of the Y of Greater Saint John;
  • have previous Board experience;
  • be prepared to commit to the Y through time, talent and treasure;
  • work effectively with others and manage conflict constructively; and
  • have sufficient time to fulfill the responsibilities of a Member of the Board of Directors.

 Currently Seeking Backgrounds In:

  • Legal
  • Business, Accounting and Finance

For all qualified individuals interested in becoming a member of the YMCA of Greater Saint John Board of Directors, we ask you to complete the following online application. Please provide an updated cover letter, resume, and three references.

If you have any questions in relation to the application process, please contact Julie Lowery at or 634-4922.

Thank you to all who have expressed interest in becoming a member of the YMCA of Greater Saint John Board of Directors. However, only those who qualify and meet committee requirements will be contacted for an interview.  For further information on all volunteer opportunities within the Y, please click here for more information.

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