Boys and Girls Clubs

Address: 2575 University Avenue West Suite 100
St. Paul, MN 55114
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Email: shays@boysandgirls.org; jcrotty@boysandgirls.org; kfisher@boysandgirls.org
Phone: 651-999-0600
Website: www.boysandgirls.org
Mission: The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Assist with activities in our core programming areas which are offered at all 7 club sites: The Arts Character & Leadership Development Education & Career Development Health & Life Skills Sports, Fitness & Recreation Family Support Gang Prevention/Intervention Environmental Education EXAMPLES OF INDIVIDUAL VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES Power Hour Tutor and Education – Provide one-on-one tutoring for children, help with homework assignments, spend time reading with a child, and assist the Director of Education in providing positive educational activities and experiences. Group Facilitator – Individuals needed to facilitate workshops and groups for children, pre-teens, teens and parent/family groups. Areas of focus: education, employment, drug prevention, life skills, self-esteem, and crisis prevention/intervention. Physical Education – Help youth achieve and maintain fitness, acquire a broad range of skills, develop a sense of teamwork, cooperation and fairness that leads to the development of healthy lifestyle patterns. Coaches needed for Winter Basketball and Spring/Summer Softball and Baseball. Social Recreation – Spend one on one time with youth playing pool, foosball, ping-pong, chess, checkers and board games. Exciting tournaments that need adult supervision are held often. Offer your skills in the area of social recreation while getting to know young people in a positive and lively environment. Other examples – Assist with a teen leadership group; Be a mentor for club members; Help with a drama, music or dance group; Help youth learn basic computer skills; Assist arts & crafts projects; Provide expertise with aquatics; Assist with sports (flag football, etc.).