Support Us > Employment/Volunteer


Volunteers are a vital part of our organization. We welcome all interested parties to bring a special skill or hobby to our Clubs – anything that will support the positive development of youth. You must be 18 years of age or older to become a volunteer.

For general questions or to schedule a volunteer interview, please contact the location where you want to volunteer:
Cedar Lake:  (219) 374-5306 | 13000 Fairbanks, Cedar Lake, IN
John Will Anderson:  (219) 885-5501 | 2700 W. 19th Ave., Gary, IN
East Chicago Katherine House:  (219) 398-1344 | 2009 East 138th St., East Chicago, IN
Lake Station:  (219) 963-9200 | 3350 Indiana St., Hobart, IN
Hammond:  (219) 933-9820 | 5840 Calumet Ave., Hammond, IN
Merrillville:  (219) 980-0030 | 1400 West 61st Ave., Merrillville, IN
Administrative Office:  (219) 881-1060 | 8392 Mississippi St., 2nd Floor, Merrillville, IN

If you have already completed an application and have questions, please email

Once you have spoken with a Club representative at your location of choice, you may use the following resources to complete the application process:
Download the Volunteer Application
Click here for Volunteer Survey

Thank you for considering volunteering with us!

Career Opportunities

Welcome to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana! Our staff consists of a diverse group of highly motivated youth advocates. From Club staff to administration we work together as a team to help build brighter and stronger futures for our youth. Here at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana we encourage professional development and offer advanced trainings though orientations, development trainings, quarterly meetings and coaching and mentoring.

The Hiring Process

We post available positions online. Use the Jobs Posting tab to access specific openings.

After applying for a position, you will receive an e-mail confirming receipt of your application.

You may periodically check the online system for other jobs of interest to you. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, you will not be personally contacted regarding your application.

If you are selected as a candidate, you will be contacted for a telephone and/or in-person interview.

If you are offered a position, you will be required to complete a pre-employment screening process which may include but is not limited to verification of your education and prior work history, a criminal background investigation and drug test. Depending on the position, you may also be required to complete a pre-employment physical.

If you successfully complete the pre-employment screening process, a start date will be determined. Generally, on your first day of employment, you will participate in a new employee orientation program and be required to verify your identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

Thank you for your interest in Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana!

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