Volunteer and Make a Difference

Give just a few hours of your time and you can make a lasting impact in the lives of kids.

Boys & Girls Clubs Needs You!

Boys & Girls Clubs of Rutland County is actively recruiting positive, skilled and committed volunteers. Our needs are ongoing, and we are always looking to expand our volunteer roster. We currently have one-time volunteer opportunities as well as consistent volunteer opportunities in our Club settings.


We have many volunteer opportunities within our Clubs that can be customized to your schedule. Clubs are typically open between 2:30-6:30 p.m.

Opportunities include engaging with Club youth through one-on-one tutoring, homework help, art projects and recreational activities. For more details or to inquire about a specific Club, contact us on Merchant Row (802) 747-4944.

Volunteer Opportunities include but are not limited to:

  • Administrative
    • Grant Writer – Marketing Assistant
  • Administrative Support
    • Data Entry
    • Clerical
    • Membership Clerk
  • Special Event Assistants
  • Youth Program Volunteer
    • Dance Instructor
    • Drama Instructor
    • Bike Repair
    • Photography Instructor
    • Tutors
    • Mentors
    • Sports League Referees & Coaches
    • Career Counseling
    • Arts/Crafts Assistant – Martial Arts
    • Instructor
    • Woodworking Teacher – Group Leader –
    • Guest Speakers
    • Fitness Instructor – Track Coach –
    • Money Management\
    • Hobby Club Leader – Music Teacher –
    • Gardening
    • Cooking Instructor – Gardening
    • Instructor – Film Making
    • Journalism/Newspaper Instructors –
    • Physical Sciences/Nature Studies
    • Graphic Designer – Mixed Media – Life
    • Skills Instructors
  • Group Volunteer Opportunities
    • Chaperons for field trips and seasonal events
  • Building repair and renovations

Volunteer Application Process

To ensure the safety of our members, ALL volunteers must complete the necessary volunteer requirements and must pass a criminal background check before starting. Volunteers participating in a one-time event ARE NOT required to complete a background screening. Follow these steps to your volunteer opportunity:

    1. Complete the Volunteer Application Form
    2. Call (802) 747-4944 for a volunteer interview
    3. Schedule tour with Club Manager of preferred volunteer site
    4. Complete Background Screening Form

Please note that not everyone who completes the application process is approved to volunteer with us. Submitted applications that do not meet the necessary requirements will be omitted and the applicant will be notified. Acceptance into the Volunteer Program is contingent on all parts of the volunteer process. TB tests are no longer required for Boys & Girls Clubs volunteers.