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Group Volunteer Activities

Volunteer with us! Bring your company or organization for a full or half-day of volunteering. We’ll customize a group activity that fits into your group’s schedule, interest and skill.    

Examples of Group Activities include:

 

  • repairing bikes at our Bike Exchange  
  • helping out in Summer Camp  
  • preparing for upcoming programs or events  
  • collecting and distributing books to youth  
  • engaging with students in Afterschool Program (Click through to ASP Page)
  • Lead a STEM, art, or career workshop  
  • speak on a career panel  

 

For more information or to set up a group volunteer project, contact Sarah Julian: sjulian@bgcmercer.org or 609-392-3191 x128

Be a Presenter or Speaker

STEM Confernce Volunteer

Our Teen STEM conference, held each November, is designed to teach our teens, as well as teens in the community, about STEM careers and activities.  Volunteer to be a STEM presenter and lead a 45 minute workshop about a topic of your choosing related to your profession or company. Be prepared to answer questions about your company, your profession, and your educational background. Interested in presenting? Contact David Anderson: danderson@bgcmercer.org

Career Launch Program Volunteer Speaker

Our Teen Program would love to have you as a guest speaker (currently remotely)! Speak to our teens about your job, company, career pathway, or the various steps you have taken to achieve your carer goals. Presentations should usually be 40-60 minutes in length, and generally should be given 3-6 pm.  Interested in being a speaker? Contact Jermaine Jackson: jjackson@bgcmercer.org

Host A Drive...

Holiday Toy Drive

Organize a holiday toy drive to collect Christmas presents for children enrolled in our programs. Our yearly goal is to collect new presents for 1,400 children and teens in grades K-12.

To coordinate organizing a holiday toy drive, contact Reggie Coleman: rcoleman@bgcmercer.org

Computer Drive

Run a computer/lap top collection drive for the Boys & Girls Clubs Computer Exchange. Encourage people to donate computers and equipment that are less than 5 years old and in working order. IT students will refurbish, install new stoftware and sell the computers or put them to good use around our Clubs. All proceeds benefit our youth. To coordinate organizing a computer drive contact Sarah Julian: sjulian@bgcmercer.org

Bike Drive

Run a bike collection drive for the Boys & Girls Club Bike Exchange. Encourage people to donate bikes no longer in use. The Bike Exchange volunteers will recondition or refurbish and sell them. All the proceeds benefit the club. Help support recycling and the environmental while supporting your local BGC Club!  To inquire about scheduling a bike drive with pick up, contact our Bike Exchange Management: info@BikeExchangeNJ.org

 

Book Drive

Organize a children's book drive. Collect gently used or new books and encourage others in your community to do so too. All books will be distributed to youth in our after school programs. To inquire about setting up a book drive, contact Sarah Julian: sjulian@bgcmercer.org

 

School Supply/Backpack Drive

Our kids need supplies when they to go back to school each Fall, and all year-round.  To support our students at school and at the Club when they are out-of-school, host a school supply or backpack drive. The best time to collect these items is July/August before our youth go back-to-school. Any donations collected lessen the financial burden of supplies on our families.

To learn more click here. To coordinate setting up a School Supply drive, contact David Anderson: danderson@bgcmercer.org

Fundraise For Us

Participate in one of our up-coming fundraising events...create a team, join a committee and help plan the event or become an event Sponsor!  Have fun and network with community-minded peers and support The Club.

 

Night of Shining Stars May 13, 2021

Bike for Club Kids, All June Long 2021

9 and DINE (Golf Tournament), June 23, 2021

Or create your own D-I-Y (Do-it-Yourself) Fundraiser & do something that your enjoy to raise funds for BGC Mercer!

For more information about how to support Boys & Girls Clubs of Mercer county, contact Sarah Julian: sjulian@bgcmercer.org or 609-392-3191 x128

 

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