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Best Buddies Indiana

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The Best Buddies Friendship Walk is the number one walk in the country raising awareness and funds to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and takes place in many locations all over the world. The BBFW Lake County supports programs in Indiana for friendships, jobs and leadership development. This Walk has grown to draw over 400 people to a vibrant celebration of inclusion.

Join our local planning committee for the 2020 Best Buddies Lake County Friendship Walk! Can you assist with the planning, implementation and evaluation of an important county-wide fundraising and awareness event & celebration? Are you seeking a rewarding opportunity to work with other passionate community volunteers to produce an impactful day of friendship and inclusion?

We are seeking leaders and volunteers for the planning committee. Monthly meetings and working independently with occasional phone conference or webinar coordinated by state Best Buddies staff.




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About Best Buddies Indiana

Location:

8604 Allisonville Road, Suite 165, Suite 165, Indianapolis, IN 46250, US

Mission Statement

Best Buddies is dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by providing opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development and inclusive living.

Description

Best Buddies achieves its mission by matching volunteers with intellectual disabilities with non-disabled peer volunteers into mutually-enriching social friendships. In Indiana, there are over 100 chapters building one-to-one friendships in middle schools, high schools, colleges, communities and corporations. In addition, Best Buddies Jobs secures integrated employment for people with IDD in the Indianapolis area, and Best Buddies offers leadership development empowering people with and without IDD to become leaders, public speakers and advocates.

WHEN

Mon Feb 10, 2020 - Sat May 09, 2020

WHERE

Lake County FairgroundsCrown Point, IN 46308

(41.420,-87.370)
 

SKILLS

  • Recruiting
  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Group Facilitation
  • Management
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • 2 to 6 hours per month

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