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Volunteer

Help local youth open the doors to GREAT FUTURES by becoming a 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida Volunteer! 

               Volunteers

Do you have smiles and energy to share?
Do you have a special interest that you’d love to teach to others?
Are you looking to plan a special activity for children with your group?
Would you like to make a positive influence in the lives of children?

If you’ve answered “yes” to any of these questions, we’d love to welcome you to our Clubs as a volunteer!

There are many volunteer opportunities that can be tailored to the specific skills and talents of the volunteer and to the needs of the organization.

To volunteer your time at a Club or our Administrative Service Center, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator,

Shannon Yohe, at 407.841.6855 or syohe@bgccf.org

  • Once an application is filled out and volunteer orientation is completed, you will be put in touch with the appropriate Service Director at one of our Clubs. Once they accept you as a volunteer, the Service Director will contact the Volunteer Coordinator to set up an appointment for a background check and fingerprinting.
  • PLEASE NOTE: All volunteers must pay $46.25 to cover the cost of background checks.


VOLUNTEER IN A CLUB OR OFFICE LOCATION

Individual Opportunities
Activities can be one-time events or ongoing relationships including:

  • Mentoring, tutoring
  • Sports coaching, refereeing
  • Instructing visual arts, performing arts
  • Annual art exhibit setup, judging
  • Chaperoning a trip, event

Corporate & Group Opportunities
We can help customize an opportunity for your corporate group.

  • Running a Field Day, Career Day, Club Olympics
  • Conducting a Health or Education Fair
  • Hosting a Club Carnival
  • Throwing a party (holiday, birthday)
  • Facilities maintenance - landscaping, painting, etc.

Additional Opportunities:
Do you have a special skill or expertise that you would like to share with us?

  • Administration-clerical, photography or graphic design, fundraising?
  • In-Service Training for BGCCF staff - Can you or your company provide training for our staff at a reduced cost or no cost?

VOLUNTEER TO SATISFY COMMUNITY SERVICE OR SCHOOL REQUIREMENTS

Opportunities for college & high school students, or individuals that need volunteer hours to meet class or graduation requirements

Activities include:

  • Mentoring, tutoring
  • Sports coaching, refereeing
  • Instructing visual arts, performing arts
  • Annual art exhibit setup, judging

*Volunteers under the age of 18 will be required to become Club Members at the Club where they would like to volunteer. Acceptance of a project will be subject to the needs of the Club Director.

Court-Ordered Community Service
Individuals that have been referred to our organization to satisfy court-ordered community service may be accepted only if they are under the age of 18. Please note the following:

  • This is only for individuals under 18-years-old
  • Individual must become a Club member ($15 fee + application)
  • Club Director must agree to host and have a meaningful experience available for the individual.
  • Criminal records including illegal drug offenses, violence, violence against children, sex offenses and weapons charges will not be accepted. Criminal records will be assessed on a case by case basis.

PLEASE NOTE:
Volunteers are required to undergo a full fingerprint based background check through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and FBI including a Sexual Offender database search.  Criminal records including illegal drug offenses, violence, violence against children, sex offenses and weapons charges will not be accepted. Criminal records will be assessed on a case by case basis.

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