Volunteer

You have the power to make a difference!

Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden Grove has opportunities for adults to gain experience working with school-aged children. Volunteers have the opportunity to assist staff members, help run special events and contribute their unique abilities to special programming.

Academic Internships are also a great way to gain hands on experience interacting directly with the children, adolescents, and families we serve. Our Internships allow you to obtain college credit or fulfill course requirements and new experience to add to your resume.

We have many diverse Internship opportunities, such as:

  • Bilingual Case Worker Intern (Counseling, Truancy Prevention, or Health Services)
  • Child & Adolescent Intern
  • Early Childhood Intern
  • Health Science Intern
  • Human Resources Intern
  • MFT & MSW Practicum Students (Must be enrolled in Master’s program)
  • Program Development Intern

To qualify for our Internships, you must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Currently enrolled in college and taking college courses
  • Have a High School diploma or equivalent
  • Complete a volunteer application
  • Pass screening and background check
  • Complete a minimum of at least 120 hours in your internship

If you’re interested in becoming a Program Volunteer or an Internship, please fill out our Volunteer Application or Junior Volunteer Application if you’re in high school. Completed applications may be submitted in person to our Human Resources department located at:

10540 Chapman Avenue
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Open: Monday–Friday

Or emailed to: volunteer@bgcgg.org

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BE A CORPORATE GROUP VOLUNTEER

MAKE A LASTING IMPRESSION...

Corporate and group partners play a crucial role in defining our members’ experience with Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden Grove. In addition to accepting traditional financial contributions, we offer a wide variety of opportunities for groups to get involved with our Clubs.

Recognizing your group’s size, resources, and unique capabilities, we work with you to design the ideal project. Our goal is to collaborate and choose an activity relevant to your organization’s mission that profoundly impacts our members.

To learn more about how your organization can collaborate with Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden Grove contact:

Rachelle Gillerman at rgillerman@bgcgg.org or by phone at 714-530-0430 ext. 1921

BOARD VOLUNTEER

BOARD VOLUNTEER
Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden Grove (BGCGG) provides hope and opportunity through school age, family strengthening, and community outreach programs, offering over 60 program locations that serve over 6,000 children daily and 10,000 families annually. BGCGG’s mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Our vision is to ensure that the children and youth who attend our programs become competent adults, caring parents, and responsible citizens.

Position Description
Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden Grove Mission

Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden Grove provides hope and opportunity through school age, family strengthening and community outreach programs, offering 60 program locations that serve more than 6,500 youth and teens daily and 16,000 annually. As a non-profit 501c(3), our Board of Directors is composed of leaders from the non-profit and for-profit sector who are dedicated to the organization’s mission to enable all young people, especially those who need us most to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

Our vision is to ensure that the children and youth who attend our programs become competent adults, caring parents, and responsible citizens. We can do this by offering safe, enriching activities with professional, caring adults in a positive environment, by making achievement in school a priority and a reality, and finally by focusing on the development of the whole child through family foundations and community partnerships.

The Board will support the work of Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden Grove and provide leadership and strategic governance. While BGCGG’s Chief Professional Officer (CPO) leads the day-to-day operations, the board relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected. As a Board member, you will serve as a trusted advisor to the organization and assist in the development and implementation of a strategic plan, review outcomes and metrics for evaluating impact, and approve budgets, audit reports and business decisions.

Board Member Commitments:

  • Attend ¾ of all Board of Directors regular meetings (once a month)
  • Attend annual Board retreat
  • Serve on one committee/co-chair a committee
  • Visit program sites – 60 site locations to choose from
  • Serve as a Brand Ambassador and represent the organization as needed in the community.
  • Give annually to the Annual Fund Campaign (based on member’s ability to give)
  • Participate in Annual Fund Campaign by actively providing leads and participating in donor solicitations
  • Background check and finger printing
  • Support special event fundraising activities
  • Two-year term, eligible for re-appointment for additional terms

Please direct any questions or Board service to Rachelle Gillerman at rgillerman@bgcgg.org. Fill out, scan and email, or mail a Board Volunteer Application to Rachelle Gillerman at 10540 Chapman Avenue, Garden Grove, CA 92840.

Desired Skills and Experience

We are looking for interested Board members who share our vision and mission for serving youth and teens throughout Orange County. Expertise in finance, marketing, human resources, information technology, advertising, law, and education is a plus.

BGCGG is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, marital status, or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to volunteer opportunities. I acknowledge that I am capable of performing in a reasonable manner, with or without a reasonable accommodation, the duties and responsibilities described above.

Board Volunteer Application