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Seeking Friend for Ben, an adult with disabilties who loves Broadway Tunes!

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Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston

  • 1 person is interested

Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston’s (JBBBS) Friend 2 Friend Adults with Disabilities Program matches volunteer friends 1:1 with adults with mild to moderate disabilities. JBBBS is seeking a volunteer (age 25-35) for Ben, a creative and expressive 30 year old adult with disabilties who lives in Somerville. Ben is verbal and speaks with words in simple sentences. He also communicates in more complex sentences through use of a voice device. Ben is artistic and creates beautiful works of digital art, enjoys going to many different museums, and listens to music, preferably Broadway showtunes. He is looking for a friend between the ages of 25-35 who can provide a mutual relationship and friendship. The volunteer would receive some training in Autism and facilitated communication. Ben has someone to drive him to meetups. All applicants welcome regardless of religion, ethnicity or background. Match support provided by Clinical Match Specialists with expertise in working with adults with disabilities. Apply Here! For any questions: Tania@jbbbs.org .

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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.

Arts & Culture
Computers & Technology
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

SomervilleMA, MA 02129

(42.37954,-71.06464)
 

SKILLS

  • Visual Arts
  • Music Arts
  • Theater Arts
  • Music Therapy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2x/mo for a couple of hours. Ben can meet his friend in person as he has someone to drive him where he needs to go.
  • Between the ages of 25-35.

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