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WE NEED YOU! Be a Friend to a social, music-loving Adult Man with Disabilities!

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Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston

  • 4 people are interested

Seeking a friend for Joe, a man in his 40s who lives in a group home in Brookline. Joe suffered from a brain tumor when he was younger and has a mild cognitive disability. Joe is quiet with those he has just met, but quickly warms up and is very social! He also loves to listen to music and enjoys reminiscing about his favorite songs from the late 70s and 80s! Joe is eager to get to know someone and make a new friend.

For just a couple of hours, once or twice a month and a year commitment, YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Contact is currently virtual but will transition back to in-person meetings when safe and allowed. Match support provided by our amazing Clinical Match Specialists! Be a part of the JBBBS family and MAKE AN IMPACT on someone’s life.

JEWISH AND NON-JEWISH VOLUNTEERS WELCOME. NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES REQUIRED.

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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.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

BrooklineNeedhamNewtonBrookline, MA 02445

(42.3328,-71.13891)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once or twice a month for a year.
  • It takes 5 minutes to apply! To fill out an application or learn more, visit jbbbs.org.

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