Volunteer Opportunities

You can become part of the Club experience by investing time with Club members. Regular volunteers work with one or more of our core program areas and provide a positive influence and safe environment by committing two or more hours at the same time each week. Speaking with a staff member is a great way to decide what kind of Club service is right for you. There is never a wrong time to enhance the character of youth in Grand Rapids. 

Stay tuned for new and updated volunteer opportunities! Read about the Volunteer Process and apply now!

Riverbank Run Volunteer

Come help us run our Safety Station at the Riverbank Run on May 10th, 5:30-11AM.


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KaBoom Playground Build Volunteer

Location: Seidman

Seidman Club is getting a new KaBoom playground, and we need your help to build it on Saturday, May 17th!


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Camp O'Malley Spring Clean-Up

Location: Camp

Please join us for a day of fun and hard work as we clean up after the harsh winter on Camp O'Malley's beautiful 40 acre property. This is a great opportunity for individuals, groups or families looking to help out our beloved camp! Please invite friends!


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Family Night Volunteer

As a Family Night Volunteer you can assist Staff with preparation, implementation, and cleanup for two hours held the last Wednesday of every month. This is a great opportunity for any college student, parent, group, or individual looking to be involved in the Boys & Girls Clubs community.


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General Program Volunteer

As a general program volunteer, you would be able to assist with the daily functioning and maintenance of the games room, art room, and Learning Centers for a minimum of 2 hours per week. This would include assisting with games tournaments, art lessons, tutoring, demonstrating good character, and organizing. This would be a great opportunity for an aspiring teacher or childcare-worker to gain experience in program administration and classroom management!


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Special Events Volunteer

You can become a driving force for the Clubs in the community by securing resources and doing the planning needed to make our fundraisers, 'friend-raisers' and celebrations possible. Planning events is always fun when they're for a great cause!


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Our Mission

To enable all young people to reach their full potential as responsible citizens through education, recreation, and other positive community experiences in partnership with the Grand Rapids Police Department.

Contact Us

for direct numbers to specific departments and staff visit the contact page.

Paul I. Phillips

zknaus@bgcgrand...

(616) 719.0775

726 Madison Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI
49503

Steil Club

cwilson@bgcgran...

(616) 233.9370

235 Straight Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI
49504

Seidman Club

klittle@bgcgran...

(616) 452.0061

139 Crofton Street St
Grand Rapids, MI
49507

Camp O'Malley

amanda@campomal...

(616) 871.6551

7360 Thornapple Dales
Alto, MI
49302