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VOLUNTEER – YOUTH PROGRAMS and EVENTS

WELCOME

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with The BRIDGEPORT ORGANIZATION for YOUTH SPORTS (BOYS), INC. Youth and Community Services. A program volunteer reports directly to the Director of Volunteer Services and other Program Staff and serves at their discretion. Please read through the descriptions of BOYS, Inc. volunteer opportunities below to learn more about our different volunteer roles.

Please note: Those interested in volunteer opportunities that work directly with our youth runners are required to complete and pass a screening process before being assigned to some specific roles. This process is necessary to help secure the safety of our children.

A program volunteer reports directly to the Director of Volunteer Services and other Program Staff and serves at their discretion.

Requirements

  • To become a BOYS, Inc. program volunteer you must:
  • Be age 16 or older
  • Be trained to work with and to meet the needs of children with physical disabilities. Training sessions are held prior to each program season.
  • Attend a program as a volunteer shadow.
  • Know the volunteer responsibilities.
  • Be able to provide your own transportation to and from programs.
  • Complete the required forms prior to participation in activities.

Benefits & Incentives

  • Fulfill service hour requirements for school, church, or community credit
  • Develop a new appreciation and awareness of young people with physical disabilities.
  • Gain exposure to different career opportunities in the health, recreation and social service fields
  • Increase self-esteem, confidence and independence.
  • Become involved in new physical and recreational ventures.
  • Travel to exciting locations and take part in activities for FREE!
  • Make a positive impact on the lives of others (while making a difference in your own!)
  • Build great friendships that will last a lifetime
  • Meet great people and just have FUN!
  • Volunteer Awards and Recognition, including: Volunteer of the Month; Top 10 Volunteers; 50, 100, 250 and 500 Hour Volunteers; Volunteer of the Year; Student Intern on the Board of Trustees; and much more!