How You Can Help
Use your knowledge, experience, and passion to enable young people to reach their full potential.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley provides quality afterschool & summer programming in a safe, dependable atmosphere to over 5,000 youth across Santa Clara County each year. To continue to offer these youth the support and tools they need, we need passionate volunteers like you. We offer a wide range of programs and services with volunteer opportunities to match your passion, skills, and availability. Popular areas include:
Empower youth on the road to academic success. Tutoring includes reading with members, helping with homework assignments, preparing for upcoming exams, or researching for projects.
Foster the development of key science and technology skills among members. Engage in activities such as video production, robotics courses, online learning, coding events, or provide guidance for our annual Tech Challenge.
Help youth’s creativity flourish. Lead dance classes, assist members in preparing nutritious meals, or instruct them in playing a musical instrument.
Sports & Rec Activities
Coach members in a new sport or game and help them lead a healthier lifestyle. Contribute to practices, officiate games, lead sessions, or help organize a tournament for members.
Just A Few Hours Of Commitment Can Help A Child Learn And Grow.
If you’re interested in volunteering with the Boys & Girls Club of Silicon Valley, we invite you to apply. Please review the opportunities we currently have available and be sure to complete our Volunteer Application Form below to get started.
All volunteers must complete the online interest application.
To find your match
Complete a waiver, background check, and TB test (required for those 18+)
Visit a Clubhouse for tour and receive your placement(s).
Ready to make a difference?Start Your Application Now
Signing the volunteer waiver is required for all Boys & Girls Clubs volunteers.
BRING THE WHOLE TEAM
Make a difference in your community and gain a greater understanding of some of the critical social issues in Silicon Valley.
Boys & Girls Club of Silicon Valley’s group volunteer opportunities provide your team with the chance to make an impact in the lives of the children, youth, and families that we serve each day. These opportunities are a great way for your team to unveil their inner superheroes, build team morale, and make a lasting impression on local youth. Popular engagements include:
One-Day Special Events
Bring a smile to a member’s face through special events such as holiday celebrations, Olympic Week, Earth Day Litter Pick-Up, Spelling Bee Week, and STEM Decathlon.
Facilitate activities among members to encourage collaboration and develop skills. Host career readiness programs such as mock interviews, resume help, and career panels or engage youth through music, sports, STEM, creative arts, and health and wellness.
Create and preserve beautiful environments where learning is enhanced. Projects can include facility refreshes, mural painting, planting gardens, and more.
Workplace tours help our members explore diverse career paths, inspiring them and providing insights into company operations and potential future roles.
Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley.
Please review the steps below and take the first strides in inspiring the leaders of tomorrow.
Complete Inquiry form.
To find your match
Create lasting change & memories
Ready to make a difference?Get in Touch Now!
Signing the volunteer waiver is required for all Boys & Girls Clubs volunteers..
Our volunteer handbook outlines BGCSV’s expectations for service and provides basic youth development information so that you can begin your volunteer commitment feeling confident and prepared.
Summer Parent Survey, 2022
My son interacts more with other children and he’s not as shy as before. This program helped my son feel more confident speaking with other kids.
School Year Parent Survey, 2022
They are very caring and considerate of others’ feelings. They make you feel like family.
Summer Parent Survey, 2023
This program is a huge benefit for our child and all the kids in our school. He gets fed, help with homework, and a chance to play with his peers every day…we’re very fortunate to have such incredible staff that are dedicated to serving the people in our community.
School Year Parent Survey, 2023
It has been an absolute lifesaver.
School year parent survey, 2023
Staff take good care of my kids, they feel safe. They help guide them and communicate great with them. I have never heard any complaints from any staff member. Kids not only request to attend after-school program but also the summer.