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Best Buddies Virginia & DC

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Best Buddies Leadership Development Program consists of trainings and workshops for people with and without Intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Virginia, DC, & Maryland are co-hosting 2 virtual leadership workshops on June 3rd & 4th, and we are in need of volunteers to be our Speech Coaches! Speech Coaches are volunteers who work with our participants one on one (sometimes 1 on 2 or 3) and support them throughout the workshops. Typically, speech coaches will help with revisions, editing, and brain storming activities.

The workshops will be held via zoom and below is a brief description for each training:

The Golden Circle - Wednesday, June 3rd, at 4:00 PM
Ambassadors will learn how to develop an impactful mission statement using Simon Sinek's Golden Circle model. Participants will receive feedback from their Speech Coach and leave with a crafted mission statement.

Advocating on Social Media - Thursday, June 4th, at 4:00 PM
Ambassadors will learn the do's and don'ts of social media, and which platform best suits their goals. Participants will craft a post advocating for the mission of Best Buddies with the help of their Speech Coach

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About Best Buddies Virginia & DC

Location:

6231 Leesburg Pike, Suite 310, Falls Church, VA 22044, US

Mission Statement

Best Buddies is an international non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) by providing opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, and leadership development.

Description

Best Buddies Virginia & DC works to create opportunities for inclusion at all ages through friendship, jobs, and leadership programs. There are 64 active school chapters and a community-based adult friendship program, Best Buddies Citizens. Our jobs program finds full-time, integrated employment for individuals with IDD. Our Ambassador program creates opportunities for leadership development through speech writing workshops and advanced leadership training's. We have the potential to grow all of these programs with the help of volunteers. Become a Best Buddy today, and help spread inclusion to your community.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
People with Disabilities

WHEN

Wed Jun 03, 2020 - Thu Jun 04, 2020

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of one whole workshop - 1.5 hours & a quick conference call before the workshop 15-20 mins

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