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Orrville Area Boys & Girls Club Charity Profile
The Orrville Area Boys & Girls Club fills a critical need. The Club builds character through everyday leadership and guidance in behavior and attitude.
Trained professional staff provide adult mentors and role models. Nationally recognized programs help young people succeed in school, stay healthy, learn important life skills, pursue interests in the arts and sports, and explore vocational choices.
Most importantly, the Orrville Area Boys & Girls Club shows youngsters that someone cares and wants them to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.
The Orrville Area Boys & Girls Club is a local organization funded principally by local supporters including the Orrville Area United Way, United Way of Wayne & Holmes Counties, fundraisers, grants, and private contributions.
We keep our annual membership and program fees as low as possible. Annual membership fee of $10.00 allows year-round access to the Boys & Girls Club.
We have been providing services to the youth of Wayne County for over 35 years. We serve approximately 1,350 youth from Wayne County.
We are guidance oriented. We emphasize positive values in the relationships members have with each other and with their adult leaders.
Orrville Area Boys & Girls Club Volunteer Information
There are many different reasons why people volunteer. Some are interested in working with youth as a profession. Some are in the middle of their careers and desire to bring a new dimension to their lives. Others are retired and choose to give their time and share their wealth of experience.
Whatever the reason for volunteering, everyone receives personal benefits from their work. There is a great deal of satisfaction that comes from being involved in the lives of others as wells as positive psychological advantages. Personal maturity is developed by meeting and interacting with club members, staff, and volunteers.
Everyone connected with the Boys & Girls Club works together as a team to provide a positive place for kids. The needs of the Boys & Girls Club are a priority for all who work here. Together, we all can make a difference.
As volunteers we hope that you sharpen your skills and enhance your talents during your involvement with the Boys & Girls Club and its members.
Boys & Girls Club Volunteers:
ü Submit an application
ü Have returned police checks showing no record
ü Interview with a professional staff member
ü Attend an orientation on the organization
ü Sign an agreement form verifying that they understand procedures and what is expected of them.
What is most important in volunteer placement is that an individual’s skills, talents, and time commitments match and meet the needs of the Boys & Girls Club. The application process assists in determining placement.
The term volunteer refers to any individual who, by choice and without monetary reward, contributes time and service in one or more of the core program areas on a regular basis to assist the Boys & Girls Club in the accomplishments of its mission.
Responsibility for Activating a Volunteer
Professional Staff approves and activates a volunteer. When a volunteer’s qualifications and experience are such that the person can fulfill a volunteer position, a position will be assigned. A Professional Staff Member will be responsible for activation and termination of all volunteers.
Every Boys & Girls Club volunteer has an at-will relationship with the Boys & Girls Club. Volunteers are free to resign their position at any time, just as the Boys & Girls Club is free to terminate a volunteer for any reason at any time.
Volunteers will be formally recognized on an annual basis. Informal recognition of volunteers will also take place year ‘round in a variety of ways through Boys & Girls Club employees and members.
The number of volunteers, volunteer hours and a variety of other data will be collected on a monthly basis.