Volunteer

Just a few hours a week as a volunteer will not only make a difference in a child's life, it will make a positive impact on yours as well. Volunteering at the Boys & Girls Club will provide you with new experiences and skills as you serve as a role model to kids and positively impact the communities in which they live. Our goal is to match your availability, skills and interests with a Club near where you work or live. In addition to one-time and ongoing volunteer opportunities at our Clubs, volunteers are also welcome to assist at our events and at our Ft. Lauderdale Administrative Office. These rewarding volunteer opportunities fall into the following categories:


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Individual Volunteer Opportunities

One-Time Commitment

BGCBC needs motivational speakers and help with special events and a host of other activities.

Regular Commitment

An ongoing volunteer is an individual who makes a 6 month commitment to volunteer at least 2 hours a week. Examples include serving as a tutor, athletic assistant, or the facilitator of a variety of programs for youth.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
  1. Potential volunteers must fill out an application
  2. Potential volunteers must come in for an interview and orientation
  3. Potential volunteers must undergo a drug test
  4. Potential volunteers must undergo an FBI fingerprinting background check
  5. BGCBC will contact 3 references who have known you at least 1 year
  6. BGCBC staff will then train and supervise you in your chosen location

Corporate and Group Volunteer Opportunities

We also welcome volunteer groups from corporations and other organizations. If your company or organization would like to schedule a large group project, please allow at least three weeks notice between contacting us and the scheduled date for your project so that we are able to find the best Club for you.

Internships

  • Accounting Intern
  • Human Resources Intern
  • Special Events Intern

For internships, please fax your resume and cover letter to 954-537-1070


For additional information on the above volunteer and internship opportunities, please call 954-537-1010.