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Friendly Connections, Inc.

Working as a Direct Support Companion you get to help adults with developmental disabilities get out into their communities. You get to help them grow their own skills and socialize with new people. This is an amazing opportunity to support and advocate for people with disabilities.

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About Friendly Connections, Inc.

Location:

10 Crawfords Corner Rd, Unit 785, Holmdel, NJ 07733, US

Mission Statement

To improve the well-being of individuals and families of the community.

Description

We are a nonprofit family company that helps connect families and individuals with developmental disabilities with our friendly professionals. We offer social services, namely, companionship services for disabled and elderly persons, and dementia patients.

​We have services handled by our Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) in: Supported Employment, Pre-Vocational Training, Community Inclusion Services, Individual Supports, Career Planning, Community Based Supports (CBS), Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, and Physical Therapy; working with people with and without disabilities (such as autism) for adult individuals in the NJ DDD program.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Paterson, NJ 07501

(40.91116,-74.16216)
 

SKILLS

  • First Aid / CPR

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Our clients have varying schedules though most opportunities would be at least 4 hours a week commitment.
  • Use of personal vehicle is important for this type of opportunity.

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