Get Involved!

Bellevue Community Center depends on its volunteers to help fulfill its mission of offering a broad range of educational, recreational, self‐enrichment, and family support services to over 5,000 community members each year.

Volunteering at BCC is rewarding, easy and fun. There are opportunities for groups and for individuals to help with special events, or to volunteer on a recurring basis.

Volunteering at BCC is also an excellent way to add to a resume. Because non‐profit organizations like BCC always need an extra hand, we offer volunteers the opportunity to build unique and useful skills on a flexible schedule.

Programs

Jack Carney Family Foundation - Creative Mentoring

Read A Loud - (302) 656-5256

Foster Grandparents - (302) 255-9688

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I. RECURRING VOLUNTEERS

A. Complete and submit an application. The Volunteer Coordinator will respond to your online application via email. If you want some additional information, feel free to contact the Volunteer Coordinator by sending an email to jwisniewski@bellevuecc.org and you may also reach our Volunteer Coordinator by phone at (302) 762‐1391.

B. The Volunteer Coordinator will give you available dates to tour the Community Center at 510 Duncan Road, where you will hear about volunteer opportunities, and decide what you’d like to do. (If you prefer, you can print out an application and bring it to your scheduled tour, or get one when you arrive for your tour.)

C. Set up a date to begin. Then pitch in!

II. ONE TIME OR SHORT‐TERM VOLUNTEERS

A. Please complete and submit an application online. If you want some additional information, feel free to contact the Volunteer Coordinator by sending an email to jwisniewski@bellevuecc.org and we will respond to you by email. You may also call the Volunteer Department at (302) 762‐1391.

B. Set up a date to work. There is no need for an orientation tour.

III. VOLUNTEER GROUPS

A. If you are part of a group that wishes to volunteer, please complete an online application, or print an application and fax it to (302) 762‐1652. Please be sure to identify a contact person for your group, and list his/her contact information. The Volunteer Coordinator will respond to your application and work with you to identify upcoming projects that are right for your group. For more information, contact the Volunteer Coordinator by phone at (302) 762‐1391 or by email at jwisniewski@bellevuecc.org.

Volunteer Opportunities

BCC always needs volunteers for:

  • Working in our community garden
  • Greeting clients
  • Office / computer work
  • Facility beautification and maintenance

Gardening, carpentry, plumbing, landscaping and construction skills are always in demand, as are professional legal, accounting and IT skills. To volunteer your special skill set, contact the Volunteer Coordinator at (302) 762‐1391 or jwisniewski@bellevuecc.org.

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Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities at Bellevue Community Center

Bellefonte Farmers Market Volunteers

Description: The Bellefonte Farmers Market needs volunteers to setup and take down the market, as well as sell produce. Volunteers must to be able to lift tables and chairs, and have a pleasant disposition. 

Volunteers are needed on Saturdays, from 8am to 2pm through September 5th.

Number of volunteers needed during summer months: 2 per week

 BCC’s Community Garden Volunteers

Description: BCC’s community garden needs volunteers to do basic gardening activities:  weeding, watering, planting and harvesting. Knowledge of gardening is helpful but not necessary. Basic gardening skills will be taught for those interesting in learning.

The Bellevue Community Garden is located behind the Bellevue Community Center, 510 Duncan Road, Wilmington, DE 19809.

Volunteer are needed Monday – Friday, 9am – 8pm, and on Saturdays 9am – 1pm.

Number of volunteers needed: As many as possible.

BCC Front Office / General Administrative Volunteer

Description: BCC Front Office Volunteer needs to answer phones, conduct light filing and data entry. Volunteers must be able to work easily with members of the community, both in person and on the phone. Basic computer skills are a plus.

Volunteers are needed Monday through Friday, from 10am – 4pm; and Wednesdays, 11am – 2pm.

Volunteers needed: 1 – 2

BCC’s Fresh Food Giveaway Volunteers

Description: BCC’s Fresh Food Giveaway takes place on the second Thursday of each month.  BCC Fresh Food Giveaway Volunteers need to gather, organize, package and distribute food. Volunteers must to be able to work easily with members of the community.

Volunteer are needed on the second Thursday of each month, 8am – 1pm.

Number of volunteers needed: 5

Volunteer / mentor to work with school age children

Description: Volunteers need to meet with school age students on a regular basis and provide basic advice on school and life skills.

Volunteer are needed through the school year, Monday – Friday. 

One hour weekly commitment

Volunteers needed: 6

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For more information call Joe Wisniewski at (302) 762 – 1391. Or email him at jwisniewski@bellevuecc.org.

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