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Volunteers & Coaches

Volunteers & Coaches

CYS  Volunteers

Parent volunteers are a very important resource for CYS. Registered children/youth benefit immensely from the knowledge and skill that volunteers provide to our programs. We're looking for enthusiastic people who want to help out — sharing their talents assisting and leading various activities such as reading to children, participating in field trips, making games, repairing toys, sewing with kids, etc.

Start by becoming a registered volunteer through Army Community Service's (ACS) Go-Volunteer to find out where your talents can be best used within CYS. By keeping track of your volunteer hours, you can qualify for Parent Participation Points.

Volunteer Coaching

Did you play sports in high school or college? Have you always wanted to coach football, soccer or basketball? Are you a cheerleader at heart? Even if you have never played or coached a sport before, you can still become a certified volunteer coach! CYS Volunteer Coaches encourage all children to explore the world of sports, learn the fundamentals of good sportsmanship and have fun at the same time. 

Contact CYS Sports and Fitness to begin. 

Coaches Discount:

Head coaches and assistant coaches can receive discounts. Parent Central Services will calculate discounts offered to each coach.

Coaching Requirements:

  • Required CPR/First Aid and instructional training is provided by CYS prior to the beginning of the season
  • Background checks must be cleared on all coaches prior to team assignment
  • Coaches must attend one of the coaches clinics to review the rules and coaching policies and become certified through the National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS)

More Child & Youth Services

CYS & Friends Dinosaur Glow Walk

Walk with us like a T-Rex on Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 15 & 16 at 6 - 6:30 p.m. at Rocket Park on Katterbach for a Dinosaur Glow walk! Bring a decorated lantern with you or pick one up at CDC/SAC or USO. We will have a special treat for the first five families to participate. Hot cocoa and cookies after the walk. Get you tickets for the Nov. 17 & 18 performance of Dinosaurs Before Dark, a collaboration of CYS and Terrace Playhouse.

Nov 15 6 pm - 6:30 pm

CYS Parent Advisory Board (PAB)

Join us for our 1st quarter PAB meeting at building 5984 at 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 14. PAB is a forum for parents to discuss current program issues and concerns and offer possible solutions to CYS. Parents, as CYS Services patrons, provide a valuable perspective that is essential to the formulation and development of CYS program policy and procedures. PAC also helps us facilitate program planning and improvements such as volunteering, organizing annual events, and other family oriented activities. Great Benefit! Everyone who participates will earn Participation Points which may be used later for a 10% childcare fee discount. 10 points = 10%!

Dec 14

Learn about CYS Childcare Options

Learn about CYS Childcare Options