We welcome and thank you for your interest in volunteering. Your volunteer service is highly valued. Through your experience, skills, and enthusiasm, you will bring a refreshing dimension to the Club.

Employees, volunteers, and interns must be at least 18 years of age, unless otherwise defined by the Boys & Girls Club's Policy of the Role of Minors at the Club. Anyone wishing to volunteer at the Club must first speak with the Director of Operations and complete the Volunteer Application.

The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Waterbury will conduct criminal background checks of all employees, including minors, board volunteers, and others who serve on a standing committee, and conduct background checks on all volunteers, including partners and minors, who have direct, repetitive contact with young people.

The Boys & Girls Club conducts reference checks on any candidate for employment or volunteer with direct repetitive contact with young people. All reference checks shall include two (2) professional and one (1) personal. Additionally, should any candidate for employment or volunteer service have previous experience with a Boys & Girls Club, a reference from that former Boys & Girls Club supervisor, including information on the candidate's eligibility for rehire/volunteering, shall be obtained by Boys & Girls Club of Greater Waterbury prior to extending an offer for employment or volunteer service.

All staff and volunteers shall participate in mandated training annually, including safety trainings focused on child abuse prevention, mandated reporting and grooming prevention (which includes training on how to identify and report "red flag" behaviors).

All volunteers must submit to a background check.

Policy on Background Checks & Reference Checks

Policy - Roles of Minors

Volunteer Handbook

The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Waterbury is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

If you are interested in joining us, please contact the Director of Operations at 203.756.8104 to schedule a time to complete the Volunteer Application.