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 – Basketball, Soccer, Flag Football

Sports, Fitness, and Recreation

Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland is recruiting volunteer coaches for our upcoming 2017 athletic seasons. Basketball leagues begin September 30, Soccer begins January 20, 2018, and Flag Football starts April 16, 2018. Games are played on Fridays during Club hours, indoors at one of our Club locations. Practices are scheduled around our volunteer needs and they are during the week between 3 pm – 6:30 pm.

Our co-ed leagues are 1st – 6th grades, 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.


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.

Contact your Club for more information on upcoming orientations.

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.