Friendship Circle, serves children and young adults with high functioning Special Needs. Martial arts is a powerful tool that can open doors for children with disabilities, including cognitive, social, physical, and neurological impairments.
We are looking for a Fitness Specialist who can lead movement activities, and teach basic moves during our monthly programs. Fitness sessions run about 30 mins. Must have experience working with children. Background check required.
Assistant volunteer, together with Friendship Circle staff, encourages participation and assists the special needs participants. Program runs on monthly Sunday afternoons. Commitment of two to three programs a year.
* Programs are virtual only. Apply now and be notified when we resume in-person programs. Or, present a program at one of our weekly virtual programs. *
Friendship Circle exists to bring happiness and companionship to children and young adults with special needs by celebrating their individuality, as well as bringing energy, support, and peace of mind to their families.
Friendship Circle extends a helping hand to families who have children and young adults with special needs. Friendship Circle provides a non-judgmental environment that is designed to enhance family dynamics and build friendships through a wide variety of fun-filled recreational programs, sports leagues, support groups and social opportunities. In addition to helping those in need, the Friendship Circle enriches its vast network of teen volunteers by enabling them to reap the rewards of selfless giving.