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Volunteer Information

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue utilizes volunteers each day to support local youth. Make a difference in the life of a child by sharing your time and talents with deserving Club members. 

We do not accept court-ordered community service. You must be at least 16 years old to volunteer. 

Leaders in Training Program

Our Clubs are seeking energetic high school volunteers to assist our staff as junior counselors. The Leaders in Training program is a great opportunity to fulfill service hours required for graduation, gain professional experience for future employment and have fun enaging with youth! By participating in this program teens will also have the opportunity to practice various job readiness and leadership skills.

This program is open to teens entering 10-12 grades. Registration is by the week. There is a mandatory training held once a week at 5:30 p.m. at our Downtown Club (209 100th Ave NE, 98004). Volunteers are required to attend one training session prior to starting the program.

Registration will open March 2!

Volunteer as a Coach

If you would like to volunteer as a coach, please email our Athletics Department.

 

How can I become a volunteer?

Take a look at our current volunteer opportunities and fill out and return a completed volunteer application (listing your specific position of interest). Applications can be submitted to.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue
209 100th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004

425-454-6162

volunteers@bgcbellevue.org

 

Please allow up to 2 weeks for your application to be processed.

 

All program volunteers must pass a background check and attend a seasonal

volunteer orientation prior to volunteering. We do not accept drop-in volunteers. 

 

Company or Group Volunteer Opportunities:

Club Service Project

One time opportunity (1.5-3 hrs). We are looking for a group of volunteers to come out for a day of service at one of our Clubs. Projects would include: snack packing, outside maintenance, cleaning windows and interior surfaces, cleaning our Club vans, organizing program supplies, etc. Please email for available dates.

 

Current Volunteer Openings:

Ideal volunteers will be patient, enthusiastic, responsible, and enjoy working with youth.

 

Jing Mei Elementary Club

Academic Support Volunteer:

M, T, Th, F: 4:30 - 5:30 & W: 2:45 - 3:45

Assist youth with homework and reading assignments. Help students stay focused during Power Hour and assist staff with supervision. 

 

Recess Support:

M, T, Th, F: 3:30 - 4:10 & W: 1:15 - 2:00

Maintain a safe, fun environment during recess; Foster good sportsmanship.

 

Sports Club Assistant:

Wednesdays 5:15-6:00

Maintain a safe, fun environment during recess; Foster good sportsmanship.

 

Engineering Club Assistant (K-2)‚Äč:

Wednesdays 5:15-6:00

Assist with K-2 engineering projects.

 

Newport Heights Elementary Club

Academic Support Volunteer:

Mon, Tu, Th, Fri: 3:30-4:30pm, Wed: 1:15-2:15pm

Assist youth with homework and reading assignments. Help students stay focused during Power Hour and assist staff with supervision. 

 

Phantom Lake Elementary Club

Sports Recreation Volunteer:

Mon, Tu, Th, Fri: 3:00-4:00pm

Assist staff with recess supervision. Play recess games, sports with youth. Model and teach good sportsmanship and teamwork skills to youth. 

 

Eastside Terrace Club

Elementary Program Volunteer:

Mon, Tu, Th, Fri: 3:15-5:30pm, Wed: 1:30-5:00pm

Assist staff with snack, art and sports rotations, and homework help for youth grades K-5. Spanish speaking volunteers are encouraged to apply!

 

Downtown Club

Early Drop in and Snack Volunteer:

Mon, Tu, Fri: 2:45-3:45pm, Wed: 12:30-1:30pm

Assist with set up and snack, welcome members, help with supervision, play games with youth.

 

Sports and Games Volunteer:

Fri: 5:00-6:00pm

Assist staff with supervision in gym, help with set up and clean up, playing games with youth and encouraging good sportsmanship.

 

Kindergarten/1st Grade Group Assistant:

Mon, Tu, Fri: 3:45-5:00pm, Wed: 3:30-4:30pm

Assist staff during homework and reading hour for our youngest group. Read with members, pass out materials and assist with supervision. 

 

Teen Centers: Must be 21 years old or older to volunteer at the Teen Center

Academic Support Volunteer:

Mon-Fri: 4:00-6:00pm at the Lake Hills Teen Center (Teen Center East)

Assist middle and high school students with homework, standardized test prep, college apps and essays. Familiarity with middle to high school level math, science, and English necessary. Prior tutoring or teaching experience preferred.

 

Spring Break Camp:

Downtown Club, South Bellevue CC, Eastside Terrace, Hidden Village, Spiritwood Manor

Monday 4/13-17: shifts available from 7:30am-1:00pm and 1:00pm-6:30pm

As an assistant to our staff volunteers will help with general supervision, set up, clean up, transitions, and programming for elementary youth. 

 

Volunteer Forms:

Download Volunteer Application

Be involved

Volunteer Opportunities
 

Coach a Team!

Help kids develop their skills and learn the importance of teamwork and sportsmanship. (2-3 hrs per week)

Contact Athletics for more information

Group Volunteer Project

Organize a group to volunteer for a day at one of our Clubs!  Have fun and help keep the Club looking nice all year! (1-3 total hours)

Sponsor a Drive

Collect new/unused sports equipment or other supplies to support Club programs! 

Homework Help

Tutor in one the Club's 10 after-school locations.  Help kids stay on track in school!

Graduation Requirement

Do you need volunteer hours for high school graduation?  Have fun and get your hours volunteering at the Club!

Leaders in Training

Learn leadership skills and gain valuable work experience as volunteers!  (1-9 weeks in summer) Registration opens in March.

Special Events

Interested in helping out at one of our special programs or events? Please see our current volunteer openings for updated postings.

Donating Supplies

Interested in donating program supplies and equipment? Please contact the Downtown Club at (425) 454-6162

New and unused supplies preferred, but we will gladly accept gently used items in good condition.

Supply Needs:

  • Construction Paper
  • Spanish/English beginner reader level books
  • Mandarin Chinese/English beginner reader level books
  • K-5th grade level books
  • Pencils
  • Colored Pencils
  • Sharpies
  • Oil Pastels
  • Air Drying Clay
  • Soccer Cones
  • Glue Sticks
  • Watercolor sets
  • Origami Paper
  • Basketballs
  • Footballs
  • Soccer balls
  • Foam dodgeballs
  • Jump ropes
  • Rubber playground balls
  • Erasers
  • Small whiteboards
  • Contact paper
  • White paper or art paper
  • Liquid glue
  • Tissue paper
  • Stickers
  • Googly eyes
  • 1 inch binders
  • Notebook paper
  • Flag football belts and flags
  • Bowling pins
  • Washable Markers
  • Dry Erase markers
  • Tie Dye kits
  • Sidewalk chalk
  • Foosballs
  • Playing cards
  • Frisbees
  • Hula hoops
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Magic Erasers
  • Cleaning Wipes
  • Tissues
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Board games
  • Food coloring dye
  • Ziplock bags
  • Plastick String (assorted colors)