Volunteer Opportunity Title: Special Events Assistant


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


321 East 111th StreetNew York, NY 10029



Volunteer Impact: Volunteers for our special events will support the planning and execution of various special events designed to instruct, empower and motivate Boys’ Club members and their families. Events May Include: Family Literacy Night, Holiday Party, Karaoke Night, Marathons / Walkathons, Relief Efforts, Specialty Item Drives, Track Jamboree and Aquatics Competitions.


  • Supervise and coordinate activities for members and families during special event.
  • Facilitate or lead station exercises in are of specialty (i.e. mask making, drive collection, motivational games)
  • Provide guidance, problem-solving facilitation, and behavior modification as needed.
  • Assist with setting up event stations for members and oversee clean up exercises.


  • Interest in pursuing a career working with or instructing youth are also encouraged to apply.
  • Commitment to sharing knowledge and contributing to youth and community development.
  • Experience organizing and/or supporting special events.



  • Physical Department
  • Education Department
  • Aquatics Department
  • Arts Department
  • Explorers. Juniors, Seniors Dept.

Competencies Needed:

  • Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Oral Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Planning/Organizing
  • Safety & Security

Time commitment

One Time Special Events

  • 2-6 hours for one day
  • Event List will be distributed


  • Harriman Clubhouse: Lower East Side, 287 East 10th Street, New York, NY 10009
  • Gerry Clubhouse: East Harlem, 321 East 111th Street in East Harlem, NY 10029
  • Abbe Clubhouse: 133-01 41st Road, Flushing, New York 11355

Skills Gained

  • Customer Service
  • Leadership
  • Resource Distribution
  • Organization
  • Business Acumen
  • Problem Solving

How to Apply:

  • Online at BCNY’s website: www.bcny.org
  • By email: volunteer@bcny.org
  • In person at any clubhouse (see location)


Good Match For

Teens Group

Requirements & Commitment


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