Best Buddies Citizens Program

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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


Best Buddies in the Capital Region has just launched an adult friendship program called Citizens. In Citizens, adults in the community without disabilties are paired in one-to-one friendships with adults in the community that have disabilities. Individuals must be over the age of 18 to participate. The commitment includes maintaining weekly contact with a buddy and meeting with a buddy twice a month. For more information please call (518) 235-2226 or email the Citizens Program Manager, Sam Hershberger, at


  • Mentoring
  • Special Needs
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Community Outreach

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum: 4 Hours; Maximum: Unlimited

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