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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

265 Saw Mill River RdHawthorne, NY 10532

About

About

Are you interested in a field that works closely with individuals who have intellectual and developmental disabilities? Would you like to share your interests with someone who enjoys it just as much as you? Partners Health Plan, a not for profit health plan that supports the lives of individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities, is looking for volunteers for The PAL Program.

The PAL Program discovers a member’s passion, interests, and matches up the individual with a person or place in the community sharing a similar passion or interest. We discover what you enjoy and how it could potentially match with a member of PHP.

Member Information

  • 40 year old male who would like to go to the movies in Yonkers, and enjoys 80's freestyle music.
  • He has a mild intellectual disability, and is a very vibrant sweet guy!

How does it work?

  • Meet with individual once a week, or once bi-weekly depending on schedule flexibility
  • First outing will always be accompanied by Community Resource Coordinator
  • Provide your own transportation to meet the individual at the destination
  • Report to community resource coordinator with updates on the progress of outings
  • Form natural friendship with individual based on similar interests

Benefits

  • Receive an optional professional reference upon completion of program
  • Join an incredible community of passionate staff and volunteers
  • Hours: Approximately one a week depending on the activity and volunteer schedule

    Suggested Commitment: 6 months - 1 year

    PHP provides equal opportunity for all volunteers.

Skills

  • Special Needs
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Up to twice a month

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