Below you will find a list of volunteer opportunities now available with Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County. Afterschool program hours are Monday-Friday 2:30-6:45pm. Summer program hours are Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm.
Please complete the Online Volunteer Application Form (see grey box to the right of this information) after reviewing the volunteer opportunities.
Special Program Leads Do you have a strong interest, talent, or skill that would like to share with Boys & Girls Club members? We are constantly looking for ways to add diversity, spice, and fun to our programs and would like to offer programs in Dance (Ballroom, Street, Jazz, Etc.), juggling & magic, animals and the environment, healthy eating and/or develop clubs for chess, photography, books, and much more. Contact us and we can help develop a program around your interests/skills.
Database Maintenance We use a web-based donor database that tracks all donations for BGCFC. Do you like to work on databases? Are you happiest when you are typing away on the computer? Do you want to learn a new marketable skill? Contact Amy Full, at 301-600-1875. Do you have a school project revolving around databases? 2-3 hours per week would be sufficient for this volunteer position.
Program Assistants Volunteers are needed to assist our Site Directors. Volunteers should have a desire to work with elementary and/or middle school youth, have good leadership skills and the ability to work independently.
All our Club sites provide programs in the following five core areas: Character, Leadership, and Development; Education and Career Development; Health and Life Skills; The Arts; Sports, Fitness, and Recreation. Your experience in one or more of these area could help our Site Directors provide additional programs and activities to the members.
Power Hour Supervisor Volunteers should be skilled in math, science, English, and/or Spanish, at the middle school level. Responsibilities include monitoring Homework Club time, keeping the environment appropriate for study, assisting members with their homework, and ensuring homework is completed correctly. Teaching experience helpful.
Homework Helpers/Tutors Volunteers should be patient and reliable and able to assist students on an individual basis on a specific subject matter including math, English, science, social studies. Volunteers should have knowledge of middle school level curriculum and how to interact with youth. Volunteers should be able to commit to a minimum of one hour per week, for a minimum of 3 months. Hours will be determined on an individual basis between volunteers and youth.
Sports Coaches, Assistants, & Referees Volunteers should have knowledge of sports (especially basketball and/or soccer) rules. Basketball and/or soccer officiating experience is preferred. Volunteers should enjoy working with youth and who can handle any issues that may arise with member participation. Contact the Burck Street Director at 301-600-1875 for additional details on game and activity schedules.
Free Play Monitors Volunteers will be responsible for monitoring free outdoor play time during Boys & Girls Club hours. Volunteers will make sure rules are being followed, maintain a positive attitude and interact with members as necessary/appropriate. Volunteers will communicate with Site Directors regarding free play activities and member situations.