Become a Volunteer
Serve as an Advisor
High School teachers and YMCA staff typically serve as club advisors for our local Hi-Y, Tri-Hi-Y, and Youth & Government Clubs. Advisors help students prepare for MGA, collect and submit paperwork, and attend MGA with their students. An Advisor Guide is available to help advisors understand this role better.
Volunteer at MGA
From lobbyists to legislators and alumni to Capitol staff, we couldn’t run MGA without your help! Volunteers help students in committees and during chamber debates by advising student committee chairs and helping students understand their roles and legislation. You can find the application here.
Serve on Alumni Staff
Virginia YMCA alumni continue to give back by serving as volunteer staffers. Alumni help in chambers, assist reporters and lobbyists, advise the Underclassmen Legislature, and coordinate bill tracking efforts, among other things. Alumni staff applications are available on January 15th and must be submitted by February 15. Alumni must be available from noon on April 7 through 2 PM on April 9. Join your fellow alumni and be a part of this year’s MGA! You can find the application here.