Outreach Programs for Aging Seniors (Y-OPAS)

Seniors practicing Yoga / Y-OPASY-OPAS is a community effort offering FREE support to seniors with services provided by community volunteers, like you. The mission of Y-OPAS is to enable seniors to maintain independent living in their own homes as long as possible.

Y-OPAS is recruiting caring and compassionate volunteers who can help support homebound seniors in your community. Y-OPAS provides services in Ahwatukee, Goodyear and Scottsdale. Click the button below, “WHY VOLUNTEER WITH Y-OPAS” to watch a brief 2 minute video.


Why Volunteer with y-opas


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  • 65 years and older, and in an independent living situation
  • Live in a qualifying area
  • Participate in an initial home visit and assessment
  • Able to get in and out of a vehicle with little or no assistance


  • 21 years or older
  • Enjoy working with and learning from seniors
  • Community support focused
  • If providing transportation, a valid driver’s license, auto insurance, and a reliable automobile


  • Provide transportation to and from necessary appointments
  • Grocery shopping and errands independently, or with clients
  • Socially connect with clients in person or over the phone
  • Social planning & events
  • Marketing and social media
  • Office and clerical support

Volunteer Opportunities


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For more information on Y-OPAS and/or volunteering, call (602) 212-6088, email opas@vosymca.org, or fill out the form below and you will be contacted immediately.


Looking to stay connected with exciting Y-OPAS activities? Check out the Connections Quarterly Newsletter.

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Enhancing your volunteer Y-OPAS experience.

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Interested in becoming a Y-OPAS volunteer? Learn how you can help aging Seniors in Arizona.

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The Y-OPAS program offers a number of volunteer opportunities from, Transportation Hero to Office Assistant Superstar.

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Policies and Procedures for volunteering with Y-OPAS.

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