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Do you want to get involved in your local community? Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of Central Florida children? Becoming a Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida volunteer allows you to do both!

Individual and corporate volunteer opportunities can be tailored to your specific interests and talents and to the needs of the organization. Some are one-time projects and others become ongoing relationships. Here are some volunteer ideas that can really make a difference at our thrift store:

Sort household & clothing items

Hang clothing items

Price clothing items

Price non-clothing items

Place priced items on sales floor

Assist with organizing departments

Support cashiers with bagging merchandise

Help keep store tidy

Research items on computer

Repair electrical items

Sew & iron boutique items

Paint

Unload vehicles with donations

Provide donors with tax receipts

Check that toys have all parts included

Assist shoppers

Volunteer Application Process

Interested in finding the perfect opportunity for you? Contact Volunteer Manager Shannon Yohe at syohe@bgccf.org or 407.841.6855.

Once a volunteer application is filled out and volunteer orientation is completed, you will be put in touch with a Service Director at one of our Clubs. If it’s a good fit, the Service Director will contact the Volunteer Manager to set up a background check and fingerprinting appointment.

Volunteers under the age of 18 will be required to become Club members at the Club where they would like to volunteer.

Background Checks & Fingerprinting

All recurring individual and group volunteers must pay $46.25 to cover the costs of a full fingerprint-based background check through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and FBI, which includes a sexual offender database search.  Volunteer applicants with criminal records including illegal drug offenses, violence, violence against children, sex offenses and weapons charges will not be accepted. Others will be assessed on a case by case basis.

Court-Ordered Community Service

Individuals who have been referred to our organization to satisfy court-ordered community service may be accepted only if they are under the age of 18. The individual must become a Club member and the Club Service Director must have a meaningful opportunity available for the volunteer.

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