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Join Us in Building a Brighter Future for Youth: Seeking Volunteers for Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County Programs

Dear Friends of the Boys & Girls Club,

I hope this message finds you in good health and high spirits. As the CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County (BGCUC), I am reaching out to you with a special request for volunteers. Our organization is dedicated to providing a safe and nurturing environment for children and teenagers, and we are currently seeking enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of our youth.

At BGCUC, we firmly believe that every child deserves the chance to reach their full potential, regardless of their background or circumstances. Through our various programs, we strive to empower young people, foster their talents, develop their character, and encourage them to become responsible and productive citizens in our community.

Volunteers play a crucial role in supporting our mission. By generously giving your time, skills, and mentorship, you can make a real difference in the lives of the children we serve. Whether you have a few hours to spare each week or can commit to a more long-term engagement, your contribution will be invaluable.

Here are some of the areas where we are actively seeking volunteers:

1. Academic Support: Many of the children we serve face educational challenges. Volunteers can help by offering tutoring, homework assistance, and mentoring to enhance their academic success. Your guidance and encouragement can make all the difference in helping a child develop a love for learning.

2. Sports and Recreation: Physical activity is not only crucial for health but also for building teamwork, discipline, and self-confidence. If you have a passion for sports and enjoy working with young athletes, consider coaching or assisting in our various sports programs.

3. Arts and Culture: Creativity knows no bounds, and our arts and culture programs provide children with an outlet for self-expression and exploration. Volunteers who possess expertise or interest in visual arts, music, theater, or dance can inspire our youth with their passion and abilities.

4. Career Development: As young people prepare to enter the workforce, guidance and exposure to different career paths are vital. Volunteers who can share their professional experiences, provide mentorship, or lead career-oriented workshops will help inspire the next generation of leaders.

5. Special Events and Fundraising: If you have skills in event planning, marketing, or fundraising, we would greatly appreciate your support in organizing and executing special events and initiatives to raise funds for our programs.

Volunteering with the Boys and Girls Club is not only fulfilling, but it also allows you to engage with the youth, forge meaningful connections, and be a positive role model they can look up to. We provide volunteer training, ongoing support, and a safe and inclusive environment for our volunteers and the children we serve.

Join us in shaping a brighter future for our youth by becoming a BGCUC volunteer. Your commitment and dedication will leave a lasting impact on the lives of young individuals and help transform our community for the better.

To learn more about the specific volunteer opportunities available or to express your interest, please call 908-687-2697 x 101 or 102. ┬áTogether, let’s make a difference in the lives of our youth, one child at a time.

Thank you for considering this opportunity to support our Boys & Girls Club programs. We truly appreciate your support and look forward to welcoming you to our dedicated team of volunteers.


Russell Triolo

Chief Executive Officer

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