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Seeking male friend for James, a 31 yo man with disabilities who loves making people smile

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ORGANIZATION: Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston

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Jewish Big Brothers Big Sister’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 male friend (ages 27-40) for James, a 29-year-old man with disabilities living in Cambridge. James is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. He enjoys watching movies, attending sporting events, trying new things, eating sushi, and listening to music, and would love a friend who shares an interest in these activities too. He describes himself as a "a big happy ball of energy" and likes to make people around him laugh and smile. His loved ones describe him as empathetic, kind, and thoughtful. James can take the red or green lines on the MBTA and is comfortable taking the train independently to places he’s already been. Friends create their own matches and agree to meet 1x/mo and make at least a year commitment. Volunteers from all religions, ethnicities, and backgrounds welcome. Match support provided by Clinical Match Specialists. For any questions: Tania@jbbbs.org

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About Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston


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.


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.


People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation
Community, People with Disabilities, Sports & Recreation


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CambridgeSomervilleBostonCambridge, MA 02114



  • Relationship Building




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 27
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1x/mo and make at least a year commitment
  • Car may be helpful, but not required as James can take the MBTA

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