We care about connecting volunteers with opportunities that fit their passions, so if you have an interest that isn’t listed here, please let us know!

Step 1:  Check out our volunteer opportunities
Step 2:  Submit a volunteer application
Step 3:  Attend a volunteer orientation
Step 4:  Submit a background check (18+ only)
Step 5:  Visit a Club for an interview

Program (Direct Service)

CS First

Education & Career

Volunteers are needed to lead and facilitate Google’s CS First program, which introduces youth ages 8-14 to computer science (CS) concepts and encourages them to build programs, have fun and express themselves!


Athletics – Soccer

Sports, Fitness, and Recreation

Are you a former soccer player and want to teach youth how to play the game you love?  Are you enthusiastic at the idea of playing soccer with youth?  Have you never played soccer before but are athletic and want to work with youth?  Boys & Girls Club of Portland Athletic Program is for you. We are recruiting volunteer coaches for our upcoming 2017 indoor soccer season.  Our games are played on Saturday’s indoors in one of our Club locations.  Practices are scheduled around our volunteer needs and they are during the week between 3pm-6:30pm.

Our leagues are 1st-6th grades, co-ed and teams are divided up by Club sites.

SMART Reader

Education & Career

Join our partnership with SMART (Start Making A Reader Today) to ensure that our youngest members are building the literacy skills needed for success! You’ll meet with members for 30 minutes of one-on-one reading time and help youth select books to take home and keep.


STEM Mentor

Education & Career

STEM Mentoring is an exciting, conservation-based mentoring program that brings together small groups of youth and mentors for fun, hands-on activities about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).



Event Support

Family Nights & Community Events

Join us as we strengthen our family and community connections by serving at a Club event.  In this position you may help with set-up and clean-up, welcome our guests, serve meals, and facilitate family-friendly games and activities. Dates and times vary by Club.

Administrative & Maintenance Help

Data Management

Help BGCP run smoothly by making sure we have the right data in place to serve our members. In this position, you’ll input membership data into COMET, our membership management system, correct errors, and help enter daily program attendance. No computer science background required!

Club Beautification

Help out the front desk team and provide a great first impression for visitors! In this position, you’ll help keep the Club current by updating signs and bulletin boards around the building, as well as making sure paperwork is properly filed and materials are in their designated spaces.

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For the safety of our youth, we ask all volunteers age 18 or older to submit a background check with a $12 fee.
Please complete the Volunteer Application above to receive a link to our background check form.

1st Wednesday of every month  5:00-6:00pm @ Blazers

2nd Tuesday of the month 5:30-6:30pm at Wattles

2nd Wednesday of the month 5-6pm at Regence

4th Tuesday of every month 6:00pm-7:00pm @ Inukai

Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metro does not discriminate on any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to, veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or any other protected group status as defined by law.  Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland will also not discriminate against employees or applicants based on sexual orientation.