Volunteer opportunities are available in several programmatic areas, including:
- Arts: music, arts & crafts, theatre, photography, dance
- Academics: tutoring in reading, math, money management, computer skills
- Health & Wellness: nutrition and health, exercise, drug education, organic gardening
- Recreation: chess, board games, sewing, cooking
- Sports: football, tennis, golf, cheerleading, swimming
In addition, our administrative staff seeks support with general office and clerical tasks (filing, telephone, data entry, and mailing).
Volunteers may serve Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 am to 6 pm.
BGCMC’s volunteers are of all ages, from 16 to 85, with one volunteer reading tutor, Shirley Mauer, coming to the Cole-Clark branch in Hobe Sound every week for the past 11 years. An annual volunteer recognition ceremony is held each spring at BGCMC.
For more information on volunteering at BGCMC, please call Dianne Young, our friendly Volunteer Coordinator, at 772.545.1255. You can also email Dianne.To ensure the safety of our Club Members and in accordance with State laws, we require all volunteers to be fingerprinted. You may be fingerprinted at our administrative offices in Hobe Sound or at the Martin County Sheriff's Office.
If you prefer to be fingerprinted at one of the participating UPS Stores, please:
- Complete a Volunteer Application.
- Complete the VECHS Waiver Agreement and Statement (on the Volunteer Application)
- Turn in to the Administrative Office the completed forms and schedule an appointment at a participating UPS Store
Once approved for volunteering you will be referred to the Club/Program as per your request on the Volunteer Registration Form.
The Club/Program will then train you on the Volunteer Policies and Procedures and will work with you to develop a plan for your volunteer experience.
If you prefer to be fingerprinted at the Martin County Sheriff's Office, please:
- Complete a Volunteer Application and follow the MCSO fingerprinting instructions at the end of the Application
- Follow the instructions to obtain your fingerprint card and return it to the Administrative Office.
- The Administrative Office will process your fingerprint card and retrieve the results.
- Upon review of the criminal history results you will be notified of your eligibility to volunteer.
- Once approved for volunteering you will be referred to the Club/Program as per your request on the Volunteer Registration Form.
- The Club/Program will then train you on the Volunteer Policies and Procedures and will work with you to develop a plan for your volunteer experience.
We wish to thank you for your interest in providing your time and talents to help us fulfill our mission to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.