Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in helping inspire and enable the youth of Portage County to reach their full potential? 

The Boys & Girls Club of Portage County has many enriching volunteer opportunities available -- ranging from short, one-time projects up to semester long internships that not only allow you to help kids, but also build your skills and knowledge toward future career goals. To apply, print and return our volunteer application to any Boys & Girls Club of Portage County site or email it to volunteer@bgclubpc.org.
Volunteer Application Process:
1. Complete application and submit.
2. Background check completed by Human Resources Coordinator
3. Volunteer attends orientation session
4. Volunteer accepts assignment and starts work!
Volunteer Application

Here are the opportunities our sites offer: 

The Berard Center

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Age Group:  1st-12th graders

Programs: 
  • Serving Dinner (4:00-5:30)
  • Homework Help (4:15-5:00)
  • Reading Buddies (4:15-5:00)
  • Program Support: Triple Play, Art, Science Club, Cooking Club (5-5:30)
Volunteer Orientation:
Thursdays at 3:00pm

Teen Center

Contact
Age Group: 12-18 yrs. old

Programs: 
  • Power Hour (3:00-5:00 PM Monday-Thursday)
  • Homework Help (3:00-5:00 PM Monday-Thursday)
Volunteer Orientation: 
Tuesdays at 2:00 PM

Almond-Bancroft

Contact
Age Group: 1st-12th graders

Programs: 
  • Homework Help (3:30-5:30 PM Monday – Wednesday)
  • LEAP & Enrichment Activities (3:30-4:30 PM Monday-Thursday)
Volunteer Orientation:
Case by case

Plover Center

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Age Group: 6-18 yrs. old 

Programs: 
  • Homework Help (4:30-5:15 Monday-Thursday)
  • LEAP (4:00-5:15 Monday-Thursday)
  • General Program Assist (4:30 - 6:00 pm Monday - Thursday )**programs vary 
  • Open Club Assist (4:00 - 6:00 pm Friday)
Volunteer Orientation: 
Wednesdays at 5:30 PM

 Jefferson Elementary

Contact
Age Group: 6-12 yrs.old

Programs: 
  • Reading Buddies: 1st-2nd Grade (4:10-5:00 PM Monday-Thursday)
  • Homework Help: 1st-6th Grade (4:00-4:30 PM Monday-Thursday)
Volunteer Orientation: 
Case by case

Junction City

Contact
Age Group: 5-18 yrs. old

Programs: 
  • LEAP (3:30-4:30 PM) 
  • Homework Help (3:30-4:30 PM)
  • Stride (3:30-4:30 PM)
  • Healthy Habits (5:00-6:00 PM)
  • Science Club (5:00-6:00 PM)
  • Fine Arts (5:00-6:00 PM)
Volunteer Orientation: 
Thursdays at 3:00 PM, or case by case

Rosholt

Contact
Age Group: 6-14 yrs. old

Programs: 
  • Homework Help (3:30-5:00 PM)
  • LEAP (3:30-5:00 PM)
  • Fine Arts (5:00 - 6:00 PM)
  • Healthy Habits (5:00-6:00 PM)
  • Science Club (5:00 - 6:00 PM)
Volunteer Orientation
Case by case, between 3:00-6:00 PM

Truancy

Contact
Age Group: 

Programs:
  • Homework Help (3:00 – 5:30 pm Monday – Wednesday)
  • School Visits (8:00 am – 2:30 pm Monday – Friday)
  • Truancy Court (7:30 – 10:00 am Wednesdays)
  • Lesson Plans (4:30 – 5:30 pm Monday – Wednesday)
Volunteer Orientation:
Case by case
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