Companion for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

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YAI-Network

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The volunteer will provide company and support people in their daily activities. The volunteer is a friendly self-starter who enjoys helping with baking, painting, photography, dance instruction and/or will help with clerical support archiving, filing, front desk coverage).

Interested? Email Elizabeth at volunteer@yai.org and mention this specific position.

*Volunteers who commit to more than a one-time event will be interviewed, attend two all-day training classes, and undergo extensive background checks. The volunteer on-boarding process can take one month or more from the initial application date.

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About YAI-Network

Location:

220 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017, US

Mission Statement

YAI is a network of agencies offering children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities a comprehensive range of services. YAI is committed to seeing beyond disability, providing opportunities for people to live, love, work, and learn in their communities.

Description

Founded in 1957, YAI remains at the forefront of an extraordinary movement aimed at empowering the people we support and their families. YAI’s workforce of more than 4,000 employees provides a comprehensive range of services and supports, including supportive housing, education, medical, dental, and mental health care, job training, community integration, and social enrichment for more than 20,000 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout downstate New York and northern New Jersey.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

37-11 35th AvenueQueens, NY 11101

(40.74431,-73.94186)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Special Needs
  • Administrative Support

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Two to three days a week.

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