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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 will open March 26th. Questions about this program? Contact Matt Haggart at

Volunteer as a Coach

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


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



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

Questions? Contact Jillian Lowe at (425) 454-6162


Company or Group Volunteer Opportunites:

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 inforamtion at

Club Maintenance Project

One time opportunity (2-3 hrs), schedule is flexible. We are looking for a group of voluteers to come out for a day of service at one of our Clubs. Projects would include: outside maintenence, cleaning windows and interior surfaces, cleaning our Club vans, organizing program supplies, etc.


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.


Spring Break Field Trip Volunteers @ Hidden Village, Spiritwood Manor and Eastside Terrace

Wednesday April 11, 2018 - 11:00am-3:30pm

Assisting staff and elementary youth during a field trip to MOHAI (Museum of History and Industry). Must be available for entire duration of field trip. Waiver form must be signed by a parent or guardian if under 18 years old to be transported in a Club van. Entry to the museum will be free.  


Program Assistant @ Bennett Elementary

Tuesdays 4:00-6:00pm.

Assisting staff with elementary after school programming including Fit Club, SMART Moves, Digital Arts and homework help. Will be working primarily with youth grades K-2.


Homework Assistance @ Main Club Teen Center

Tu, Wed 5:00pm-6:00pm (minimum commitment of 1 day per week). Assisting middle school youth with homework including Language Arts, Math and Science. Experience tutoring or teaching middle school youth preferred. Must be at least 21 years old to apply.


Volunteer Piano Instructor @ Main Club Teen Center

Once every 2 weeks, schedule is flexible M-F 3:30-6:30pm. Must be at least 21 years old to apply. Teaching basic piano skills to middle school youth in an informal setting. The ideal volunteer is patient, knowledgeable in piano and interested in working with Teens.


Volunteer Photography Instructor

Once a week; schedule is flexible M-F 3:30-6:30pm (Mondays preferred).Must be at least 21 years old to apply. Must be experienced in photography and patient.


Cooking Club Volunteer @ Main Club Teen Center

Tuesdays 3:45-4:45pm. Must be at least 21 years old to apply. Interest or professional experience in cooking or nutrition preferred.


Sports & Games Volunteer @ Main Club Teen Center

M, Tu, W, Th, F 3:45-4:30pm (1-3 times/week). Must be at least 21 years old to apply. Must have interest or professional experience in active sports/games and be able to model good sportsmanship.


Grades K-2 Literacy Volunteer @ Phantom Lake Elementary

M, Tu, Th 4:00-5:00pm and Wed 1:30-2:30pm. Must be available minimum of 2 days per week.

Assisting youth grades K-2 with literacy skills. This includes helping youth with reading comprehension and reading aloud.


Grades 3-5 Math Volunteer @ Phantom Lake Elementary

M, Tu, Th 4:00-5:00pm and Wed 1:30-2:30pm. Must be available minimum of 2 days per week.

Assisting youth grades 3-5 with math skills and homework. Must have knowledge of 3-5 grade math concepts including fractions, long division, multiplication, geometry, graph interpretation and decimals. The ideal volunteer is patient and able to explain concepts to youth. Prior math tutoring/teaching experience is preferred.


STEM Volunteer @ Hidden Village

Wednesdays 3:15-4:30pm through March

Assisting staff and youth with STEM programs including building bridges and rockets. Interest and experience in STEM preferred.


Grades 4-5 Homework Helper @ Hidden Village

M, Tu, Th, F 4:30-5:15pm and Wed 2:30-3:30pm (1-5 days/week)

Assisting youth grades 4-5 with homework. Must have knowledge of basic writing skills and 4-5 grade math concepts including division and multiplication.


Good Guys Program Mentor @ Crossroads Community Center

Wednesdays 3:30-5:30pm

Modeling and assisting in teaching valuable life skills to male elementary youth ages 9-11 years old. Ideal volunteer would be patient and enjoy physically active sports and games.


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:

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:

Sponsor a Drive

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

Please contact 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.