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BIG BROTHER needed for 9 year old boy who likes movies, cars, video games, and sports!

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Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston

Seeking Big Brother for Adroa , a 9 yo boy from Burlington whose family moved to Boston from Uganda when he was an infant. Adroa likes   movies, cars, video games, and sports. He has been enrolled in the Big/Little program because, as immigrants, his family has few people in their local support system, and his parents feel he could benefit from the mentorship of an American Big Brother who has experienced growing up in the U.S. Adroa is described as a little shy, cheerful, and easygoing. H e has no identified mental health or learning challenges.

The right volunteer will be an American young man from any religion, ethnicity or background, between the ages of 21-35, who likes sports and would enjoy hanging out and doing activities with a "great kid." Matches meet twice a month for a couple of hours, mostly on the weekends, and make a year commitment. Match support is provided by Clinical Match Specialists.

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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.

Children & Youth
Community
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Woburn, BedfordBurlington, MA 01803

(42.50057,-71.20426)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Child Development

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • twice a month for 2-4 hours, mostly weekends, and a year commitment
  • car helpful

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