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Volunteer Information

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue utilizes more than 1,500 volunteers each year to support local youth.  Make a difference in the life of a child by sharing your time and talents with deserving Club members.  We offer a variety of different volunteer opportunities and try our best to meet the interests of each qualified individual. Please see below for our current volunteer openings.

Our Mission

To inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.

 

Jr. Staff Program for the Summer

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue will be looking for energetic and outgoing teen volunteers that want to work in our Jr. Staff program this summer.  This is a great opportunity for teens entering 9-12 grade to earn their community service hours while having fun at the Club.  The program has components of customer service, community service, and on-the-job work experience as a summer camp counselor in training.

To get started you must register for select weeks of the Jr. Staff Program at the site of your choosing. Registration is OPEN, you can enroll through your Boys and Girls Club account! Questions about this program? Contact Matt Haggart at mhaggart@bgcbellevue.org.

Volunteer as a Coach

Follow this link to our coaches registration. If you have any questions please email our athletics department at Athletics@bgcbellevue.org

 

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) and criminal background check.  Please return your volunteer application 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.

Questions? Contact Jillian Lowe at volunteers@bgcbellevue.org (425) 454-6162

 

Company or Group Volunteer Opportunities:

Is your company or team looking for a place to serve for a supply drive or day or service project? Please see the below opportunities. Please contact Jillian Lowe to schedule or for more information at volunteers@bgcbellevue.org

Club Maintenance Project

One time opportunity (2-3 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: outside maintenance, cleaning windows and interior surfaces, cleaning our Club vans, organizing program supplies, etc. Please email for available dates.

 

Summer Camp Arts & Crafts Supply Drive

Summer is approaching and we are in need of art supplies for our members to use during camp. Biggest Needs: construction paper, glue sticks, origami paper, watercolor sets, oil pastels, googly eyes, pipe cleaners, popsicle sticks and air dry clay. Please contact the volunteer coordinator if you or your company are interested in sponsoring this drive.

Summer Camp Sunscreen and Towel Drive

Summer is approaching and we are in need of new and unused sunscreen lotion (not spray) and towels for our members to use during camp. Please contact the volunteer coordinator if you or your company are interested in sponsoring this drive.

Current Volunteer Openings:

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

 

DIY STEM Camp Volunteer

Hidden Village: August 6-10 and August 20-24 from 9:30am-4:00pm M-F

 

Support staff in leading STEM activities for elementary youth. Assisting staff with supervising campers and helping with transitions between activities. Helping staff during weekly field trip.

This positions requires a minimum of 1 week commitment. We prefer a candidate who can commit to multiple weeks or whole summer transitioning between sites.

 

Art Camp Volunteer

Hidden Village: June 25th-August 3rd (no camp on July 4th) 9:30am-4:00pm M-F

 

Support staff in leading art programs for elementary youth. Assisting staff with supervising campers and helping with transitions between activities. Helping with program set up and clean up. Assisting staff during weekly field trip.

This positions requires a minimum of 1 week commitment. We prefer a candidate who can commit to multiple weeks or whole summer transitioning between sites.

 

Volunteer Forms:

Volunteer Application:  Download Volunteer Application
BGCB National Background Check:  Download Background Check Form

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)

For more information contact: athletics@bgcbellevue.org

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)

Interested? Contact: volunteers@bgcbellevue.org

Sponsor a Drive

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

Please contact volunteers@bgcbellevue.org for more information.

Homework Help

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

Graduation Requirement

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

Jr. Staff Program

Learn leadership skills and gain valuable work experience as a Jr. Staff!  (1-9 weeks in summer) Registration opens in Spring.

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 Main 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
  • 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
  • Penny jerseys
  • 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
  • Markers
  • Dry Erase markers
  • Tie Dye kits
  • Sidewalk chalk
  • Ping pong balls
  • Air hockey strikers and pucks
  • Foosballs
  • Playing cards
  • Stopwatches
  • Pool noodles
  • Frisbees
  • Hula hoops
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Board games
  • Bubble solution and wands
  • Food coloring dye
  • Ziplock bags
  • Watercolor and paint brushes
  • Duct tape
  • Sticky notes