Volunteering at BGCA

We love our volunteers and they are a very important part of the Boys & Girls Club of Allentown. If you have a skill or interest you would like to share or just spend time with the children consider volunteering with us. Contact Katherine Jackson at 610-432-9944.

Interested in volunteering?  Please fill out our Online Volunteer Inquiry and someone from BGCA will reach out to get you started!


In order to volunteer or be employed at BGCA you will need to present the originals for all three clearances that are less than one year old. You can obtain the clearances at the following places listed below. Both the PA Criminal Background check and the PA Child Abuse check are free at no charge to volunteers for first-time applicants. Be aware that state wide changes are made to the clearance systems from time to time, however, BGCA attempts to update changes when they occur.

Act 34 – PA Criminal Background Clearance

Act 151 – PA Child Abuse Clearance

Act 114 – FBI Fingerprinting

*There are a limited number of fingerprint locations listed on the website. The most convenient locations to BGCA are in Allentown & Hellertown:

Affirmative Action Statement: The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown (BGCA) provides equal employment opportunity to all persons, as noted in the EEO Statement, without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, age, marital status, ancestry, sex, national origin, citizenship, service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected by law, in accordance with applicable Federal. State and Local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. BGCA is committed to equal opportunity for all applicants and employees in personnel matters, including recruitment and hiring, benefits, training, promotion, compensation, transfer and layoff or termination. We strive for a staff that reflects diversity.

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