Get involved



Volunteer


Volunteers are welcome to get involved in a variety of areas to help us serve youth better. Please consider sharing your time and talents!

  • Youth programs – Volunteer one-on-one as a tutor; assist in the computer lab, art room, special programs or with groups in the gym or game room.
  • Special events – Volunteer with Annual Gala in February, Annual Golf Tournament in August, or smaller events.
  • Office – Answer phones, file, or prepare mailings.
  • Facility maintenance – Assist custodial staff with general maintenance.
  • Gardens and grounds – Help with gardens and greenhouse or general grounds keeping.
  • Board or committees – Form policies, be a Club ambassador, plan strategies or lead special projects.
Requirements
  • Be at least 16 years old.
  • Commit at least 2-4 hours a week. Or if you serve on the board or committees, attend meetings regularly.
  • Complete a background check, $15. Fee refunded upon request once you have completed at least 15 hours of volunteer service.
  • Attend Volunteer Orientation: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month at 5:00 PM. Contact Karl Mork for more details.
Get Started

Employment


OPEN POSITION:

Good Character & Citizenship Assistant Director

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

Responsible for overseeing the delivery of a broad range of programs within the Boys & Girls Club of the Bemidji Area’s ‘Teens’ and ‘Tweens’ program area, which serves youth grades 6th through 12th grade. Plan, develop, oversee implementation, evaluate and supervise programs and assigned program staff and areas.

KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):

Prepare Youth for Success

  • Ensure programs, services and activities that prepare youth for success, promoting safety of members and quality in programs at all times. Provide guidance and role modeling to members.
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of the strategic plan by:
  • Planning, organizing and implementing a range of program services and activities for drop in members and visitors;
  • Initiating new programs with the approval of the Unit Director;
  • Recommending the development of service area programs; and
  • Promoting and stimulating program participation.
  • Ensure quality improvement by monitoring and evaluating program achievement against target goals, strategic plan & deliverables, recommending modifications that respond to member needs and interests and participating in weekly programmatic leadership staff meetings.

Full job description available upon request. Learn more about employment opportunities at the Club by contacting Karl Mork, impact and administrative director. Please send an e-mail that includes your name, phone numbers, e-mail address and particular area of interest to karl.mork@bgcbemidji.org or call Karl at 218-444-4171


Work study


We partner with Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College to hire work-study students in various Club positions. Find job postings at BSU Work Study.