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Wanted: A Few Good Men- Mentor a child in need or be a friend to an adult with disabilities

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Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston

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Friendship: The next big thing!

Are you a man or know of a man who wants to make a BIG difference in another person's life? We have a great need for Men(21+) from all backgrounds, ethnicities, and religions as we have a long wait list of over 30 boys(6-18) in our Big/Little Program who are waiting for a mentor. We also have 25 adult men (18+) with disabilties in our Friend 2 Friend Adults with Disabilties Friendship program who are waiting for a friend.

"Bigs" are volunteer mentors, (21+) who spend 2-4 hours, 2x/month (mostly on weekends), and make at least a one year commitment. Hang out with a Little Brother. Enjoy doing a favorite hobby or activity together. Or participate in a pre-planned agency sponsored activity with other BIGS/Littles. Match support by experienced clinical match specialists who are there to help the match succeed. Kids in our programs become eligible for summer camp and college scholarships!

OR Volunteers (21+)can choose to be a Friend to an adult with disabilties and meet for a coffee, meal, or just hang out and talk. Friends meet just 1-2x/mo and create their own schedules for any day of the week. Volunteering commitment is for at least one year. Match support by experienced clinical match specialists who are there to help the match succeed.

We cover over 90 cities and towns in the Boston area so there are plenty of geographic opportunities. Come our way and get to know our LIttle Gem of an agency with a BIG heart! Join us in making the world a better place, one person at a time!

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About Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston

Location:

333 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA 02459, US

Mission Statement

Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston matches children to adult mentors; we introduce adults of all abilities to new friends in their communities.

Description

Since 1919, Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters has been transforming lives through mentoring-friendship. We serve Jewish and non-Jewish children and families; we also serve adults with disabilities - and our volunteers reflect our diversity.

Please visit us on the web at jbbbs.org to learn more about how you can contribute.

Children & Youth
People with Disabilities
Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

BostonBoston, MA 02199

(42.34649,-71.08321)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Welfare
  • Theater Arts
  • Hatian / Creole
  • Punjabi
  • Relationship Building
  • Basketball

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • BIG/Little program is 2x/mo and a year commitment. Friend 2 Friend Program is 1-2x/mo and a year commitment.
  • Car or access to a car helpful but not required!

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