Volunteer with Bridge II Sports

We are glad you are here!

Welcome to our volunteer page, a central location to answer all of your questions about volunteering with Bridge II Sports.
Here, you can find information regarding our available volunteer opportunities as well as understand how our onboarding process works.

Watch this quick tutorial video to learn more about navigating this page and the volunteer process.

WHAT IS A BRIDGE BUILDER?

At BIIS our volunteers aren’t just volunteers. They are unique individuals donating their
ENERGY, STRENGTHS, TALENTS AND TIME
to BUILD a community that understands the
power of sport for people with
physical disabilities.

YOU help us challenge perceptions of disability, creating BRIDGES of connection which lead to a more inclusive community for everyBODY.

Thank you for believing in our important mission. We are excited YOU have chosen to join us on this journey — Let the fun begin!

Build Bridges with Us!

#1: Browse the volunteer opportunities further down this page
& discover an opportunity that aligns with your schedule and interests!

#2: Follow the ‘SIGN UP HERE’ link in the description and complete the registration page

#3: Someone from our Bridge II Sports team will reach out to you with further details in 1-2 business days
(In the meantime, review the Bridge II Sports VOLUNTEER HANDOUT- you’ll be ahead of the game!)

…and #4:
Come out, have fun, feel good about doing good for a great organization!

Bridge II Sports reserves the right to require background checks if we feel it is necessary for all types of volunteers.

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Click above to view PDF of
BIIS Volunteer Handout

Adapted Sports Volunteer Opportunities

If you’re interested in a short-term or long-term opportunity helping our athletes ‘get in the game’ check out the opportunities below:

AIR RIFLE

Air Rifle duties would include recording score, assisting participants with loading/unloading rifles and equipment, and/or helping with adaptations. On-site at Bridge II Sports, year-round.

SIGN UP HERE

ARCHERY

Archery volunteer duties would include set-up/take down of archery equipment, keeping score, retrieving arrows from target, and/or helping participants with archery adaptations.
On-site at Bridge II Sports, year-round.

SIGN UP HERE

BOCCIA

Boccia volunteer duties would include retrieving boccia balls, helping with scoring, and assisting athletes as needed to play the game.
Practices are held on afternoons from September to June.
Chapel Hill & Cary locations.

SIGN UP HERE Chapel Hill
SIGN UP HERE Cary

CYCLING

Cycling Volunteer duties would include helping unload/load cycles, help make necessary adaptations, ensure safety, and ride with participants on various Greenways in the Triangle Area. Experienced cyclists may be trained to be a Pilot for tandem rides with cyclists with a visual impairment.
We cycle throughout Greenway systems within the Raleigh/Durham area from late Spring to Early Fall.
Saturdays 9am to 12pm.

SIGN UP HERE

FISHING

Duties would include unloading/loading equipment, tending to hooks, bait and rods, and monitoring athletes to ensure safe fishing.
Our fishing clinic occurs one time during the summer at Lake Crabtree in Raleigh.
SIGN UP HERE

GOALBALL

Goalball is best described as hand soccer for the people with a visual impairment. Duties include helping with various tasks such as setting up the court, guiding visual impaired athletes, playing the game with and against athletes, and assisting with skill practice.
Practices are held on Monday evenings from September thru April in Durham.

SIGN UP HERE

GOLF

Golf volunteer duties include teeing up balls, retrieving clubs, and helping athletes enjoy the experience.
While pro golfers are available to instruct athletes, volunteers with golfing expertise would be especially helpful for this program.
Golf is held Monday mornings from early spring to early fall, twice a month, at Hillandale Golf Course in Durham.

SIGN UP HERE

HIKING

Duties include assisting hikers with visual or physical impairments to hike trails of varying difficulty and to enjoy the outdoors.
Hiking occurs during the spring, summer, and fall.
1-2 times per month in the Triangle area.

SIGN UP HERE

KAYAKING

Kayak volunteer duties include unloading/loading equipment, launching paddlers, and assisting while on the water. Paddlers who have experience in TX kayak rescues & instructing paddlers in basic paddling skills preferred. Volunteers with the Adaptive Paddle Clinics will gain experience in adapting kayaks for paddlers with disabilities.
Clinics are held on Friday or Sunday mornings from 9am-noon at Lake Crabtree County Park in Morrisville near RDU airport.

SIGN UP HERE

WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL

Wheelchair basketball volunteer duties would include helping to unload/load sport chairs & helping to facilitate drills during practice with our youth team.
Practices are Friday evenings from August to April.
Laurel Hills Community Center in Raleigh

SIGN UP HERE

BIIS Support Volunteer Opportunities

Put your time, talents and skills to work supporting a great mission –  check out the opportunities below:

OFFICE ADMIN ASSISTANCE

We need volunteers to help with various administration duties such as assisting with sending thank you letters to donors, organizing materials for events, decorating for events, registering people for events, and more.
Knowledge in Excel/Word is a plus!
Weekdays, during normal business hours.
SIGN UP HERE

PHOTO & VIDEO

Come out to various sport practices/clinics/events to take pictures and/or video of the activities and athletes.
We are looking for someone who will also be able to edit and upload online.
SIGN UP HERE

GARDENING & LANDSCAPING

We need volunteers to help us maintain our BIIS grounds and keep them looking sharp, year-round.
If you have gardening or landscaping skills and/or equipment, this is a wonderful opportunity for you.
SIGN UP HERE

SOCIAL MEDIA

If you have a large social media following and are looking for a virtual volunteer opportunity, consider being one of our social media influencers!
We will provide you with content to post, and you will earn volunteer hours for helping us promote our events and mission to the community.
SIGN UP HERE

TECH SUPPORT

We are in need of tech / IT support assistance in our office. If you are knowledgeable and skilled in internet connectivity, Windows Operating systems, computer repairs and troubleshooting– basically anything that helps us working as efficiently and effectively as possible with our tech — please consider lending your expertise.
SIGN UP HERE

MAINTENANCE DAYS

We need volunteers to help with various maintenance tasks at the warehouse, on-site, or off-site locations. Help us wash kayaks/sports equipment/vehicles/trailers, organize our warehouse, paint, and more, typically occurs on Saturdays.
SIGN UP HERE

ONE-TIME AND EVENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Bridge II Sports coordinates several large adapted sports events throughout the year including Valor Games Southeast, August Madness and Paddle!Lake Crabtree.  We are always in need of skilled volunteers to help in several capacities to make these events a success. If you are looking for an incredible one-time volunteer experience  or need to fulfill a set number of volunteer hours click below to be notified when opportunities are posted.