Volunteer

Volunteers are always welcome! 

Working with our Club Members
Volunteers are welcome in the following program areas:

  • Social Programs – Mentors are needed for career guidance, college preparation and to help practice job and college interview skills.
  • Educational Program – Volunteers are needed for tutoring, homework help and general assistance in classrooms.
  • Kids Café – Volunteer instructors in the area of nutrition and health are needed.
  • Arts Program – Volunteer instructors for art, photography, music, dance and drama are needed to help facilitate ours arts education program.

The Club is a state-licensed child care facility and all volunteers who will be working directly with children are required to undergo a thorough screening process, following the guidelines set by the Office of Children and Family Services.

Click here for a copy of our Volunteer Handbook.

Click here for a copy of our Volunteer Application.

If you are interested in volunteering – please contact Shantae Artis at sartis@bgcnw.com or 914-666-8069 ext 106. Note: Court appointed community service volunteers must contact Alyzza Ozer, CEO at aozer@bgcnw.com or 914.666.8069, ext. 109.
 

Youth Volunteer Opportunities

Local youth frequently volunteer at the Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester to fulfill their school community service requirements. We welcome their service and encourage them to continue to participate in our programs.

Program volunteer requirements:

  • Must be at least 14 years of age*, in accordance with the Office of Children and Family Services regulations.
  • Must attend a Volunteer Orientation at the Boys & Girls Club. Please contact Shantae Artis for more information about upcoming Volunteer Orientation sessions.
  • Complete a packet of paperwork as required by the Office of Children and Family Services, which includes a background check and other screenings.

*For youth under the age of 14 that would like to volunteer, they may participate in our Y14 Volunteer Program. For additional information, please click here.

If you are interested in volunteering – please contact Shantae Artis at sartis@bgcnw.com or 914-666-8069 ext 106.
 

Special Events

We depend on volunteers to run our Special Events, such as the Humanitarian Award Dinner, Youth of the Year and Golf Tournament.  Please contact Solveig McShea at smcshea@bgcnw.com or 914-666-8069 x105 to volunteer at a specific event or to sign up for an event committee.

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