|Jason Mazurkiewicz grew up as a “Club Kid” at the East Aurora Boys & Girls Club. He was an active member for 10 years and went to the Club regularly throughout his childhood.|
The time spent at the Club is one of the main reasons Jason eventually sought a career in youth-serving programs. He fondly remembers how the Club was a fun and safe place for him and his friends. With a smile, Jason recalls playing Jam Ball, visiting other Boys & Girls Clubs with his mentors; and as an Honor Camper singing songs on the bus ride to Camp Ska-No-Ka-San. Jason says, “We always waited to hear our favorite announcement: It’s Dodgeball Time!” After attending the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Jason sought a career in business. He most recently served as the manager of a successful local corporate convenience store for eight years, which is where he honed his talent for leading and developing others. He also spent ten years in leadership positions in the corporate food service industry.
However, Jason always searched for opportunities to give back to the Club that meant so much to him. When the Executive Director position became available at our club, Jason applied immediately. He now oversees after-school and summer programming at our clubhouses in Eden and Angola. “I wanted to be a positive influence on other children and give back to the community in the same ways that I benefited as a kid,” says Jason.
And our Board of Directors supports his vision. The fact that he was a long-time member of the East Aurora Clubhouse elevates his passion and capabilities to a whole new level. We couldn’t ask for a more perfect match for leading our organization. He credits his mentor Gary Schutrum, East Aurora’s Boys & Girls Club executive director, with guiding him to where he is today.
He considers himself a Club Kid for LIFE!
Jason is a symbol of a true Boys & Girls Club alumnus. He has found his GREAT FUTURE and succeeded at becoming a responsible citizen that gives back to his community.
By taking on the task of helping children find their own GREAT FUTURE, Jason is impacting countless youth. Thank you, Jason for being a difference maker!