Volunteer Opportunities

Individual Opportunities

Club Program Volunteer

  • One-time/Special Event volunteers: Visit our SignUp.com page for up-to-date opportunities.
  • Club program volunteers and mentors work with individuals or small groups after school to help members meet academic goals and be positive support during educational programs.
  • Commitment: Volunteers are asked to commit to a minimum of 2 hours weekly and will be asked to provide availability for the same time and days each month.
  • Background Check: All BGC volunteers are required to have a satisfactory outcome on national criminal and misdemeanor background checks, as well as checks against a national sexual offender registry which are conducted by the organization or organizations contracted with by the Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan. The cost for the background check is $10.00 and is paid by the volunteer.

Individual Volunteer Application

Application Deadlines

Volunteer Applications are accepted year-round. However, we do have priority deadlines for our semester programs. Please contact pamelan@bgclubmanhattan.com

Group Opportunities

Group volunteer activities are great opportunities for companies, organizations, clubs, and schools who want to make a difference with our youth and help with a large one-time project or on a continuing basis (requires at least three weeks notice before scheduled date of project). There are many ways you can help - from collecting much needed items on our wish list, to completing one-time projects.

Group Volunteer Application

Calendar of Operations

Internship Opportuinities

Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan prides itself on being a community resource for youth philanthropy and civic engagement.  We are also a resource for students who are seeking internships to gain experience in non-profit administrative work and working directly with Club members through developing, planning and implementing youth programs.

If you are interested in a rewarding experience as a Club intern and want to help maintain a positive, outcome-driven club experience for the nearly 2,900 children and youth we serve annually, please contact our Executive Director, at (785) 539-1947 or exec@bgclubmanhattan.com about available opportunities and any questions.

Interested applicants must send a cover letter and resume to exec@bgclubmanhattan.com, by fax to (785) 539-1949 or by mail to

Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan -220 S. 5th St, Manhattan, KS 66502