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August Volunteer Opportunities
Help the Boys and Girls Club prepare for their annual Back to School Health Fair. Volunteers will be needed to assemble supplies to be stuffed into backpacks that will be distributed to youth on the day of the Fair. For more information click here:
Back to School Health Fair
Volunteers are needed to setup, support, and take down the Back to School Family Health Fair at the Boys & Girls Club. For more information click here:
Adult volunteers are always needed to help out around the Club in many ways! We need responsible adults to help run special events such as Kid's Night Out and seasonal parties. We also need people who would like to share a special talent like story-telling, pottery, quilting...the list can go on and on.
For more information on these volunteer opportunities, please stop by our administrative office at 1395 Summer St. NE for an application packet.
Volunteer Application click here to download
After School Snack Program Volunteer: Assist in preparing after school snacks for kids. Also responsible for passing snacks out and clean-up. Days needed: Monday - Friday 3-4:30 at the Knudson, Swegle, Keizer and Eastwood Branches.
Artist Workshops: Share your special skill or talent with the youth of the Club. Examples would be seasonal crafts, fiber arts (weaving, knitting, latchhook and crochet), clay and pottery, etc.
Arts & Crafts Volunteer: Work with kids in groups or one-on-one in activities such as painting, sketching, collages, sewing or pottery.
Birthday Party Coordinator: Plan, coordinate and run monthly birthday parties.
Discovery Room Volunteer: Work with kids in groups or one-on-one in educational activities such as computers, homework help and the reading challenge program, and help at-risk youth further develop their thinking skills to become responsible citizens.
Music Instructor: Assist in instructing youth on various musical instruements. Must have knowledge in music fundementals and have ability to play efficiently on the guitar, bass guitar, piano or drums.
Nutrition Club Assistant: Assist in teaching the nutrition classes. Possible curriculum help (recipes). Must have cooking experience and be comfortable in a kitchen.
Photo Club Assistant: Help with the Photo Club. Love and knowledge of photography desired, but not required.
Power Hour Homework Assistant: Assist with homework for students in grades 1-12. Must have an educational background.
Recreation & Games Volunteer: Work with kids in groups or one-on-one in gamesroom managing tournaments of billiards, bumper pool, checkers, chess, table tennis and Foosball.
Special Events Assistant: Help plan and implement quarterly special events. Qualifications: Excellent communications skills helpful but not required.
Teen Center Volunteer: Work with teens in groups or one-on-one in gamesroom managing tournaments of table tennis, Foosball and various types of pool. Other activities may include homework assistance, cycling, a variety of board games, monthly dances and community service activities.
Volunteer Coach: Train and coach youth in the fundamentals of various sports, depending on volunteer's preferences and experience. These include basketball, softball, cheerleading, dance, football and roller hockey.