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Event Staff: Team Leader, August 2021

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Friends Connect Foundation

FCF’s mission is to provide social opportunities designed for individuals with special needs. We are a 100% volunteer-based organization and are in need of assistance from an individual interested in volunteering to be an event staff member, which we refer to as "Team Leaders".


Team Leaders are the staff on-site at each event who lead volunteers, participants and event activities. The volunteer event staff member / Team Leader will perform the following tasks:

  • Sign in volunteers and participants in our user-friendly registration system
  • Read aloud a pre-written volunteer training speech
  • Pair participants with volunteer buddies
  • Supervise activities.

The main purpose of the Team Leader program is to ensure that there are enough experienced volunteers to lead all of the organization's events each year. This is an unpaid volunteer position


The tasks are fairly simple and do not require any special skills. All volunteers will receive training materials and attend a training session prior to starting. This is an unpaid volunteer position.


Being a Friends Connect Foundation Team Leader provides you with a unique opportunity to:

  • Contribute to the success of the organization
  • Make a positive impact on the lives of special needs teenagers in local communities
  • Serve your community
  • Expand your network and meet people with similar interests

Thank you in advance for your consideration. We are available to discuss any questions you may have as you consider this invitation to interview. You can reach us by phone at 732-737-7354 or via email at outreach@friendsconnectfoundation.org if needed.


Best regards,

The Friends Connect Foundation Team

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About Friends Connect Foundation

Location:

P.O. Box 4255, Middletown, NJ 07748, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide social opportunities designed for individuals with special needs. Our age-appropriate programs assist participants in forming new friendships, improving their self-esteem and increasing their sense of belonging in the community.

Description

Friends Connect Foundation helps teenagers with special needs build self-esteem, new friendships and an improved sense of belonging through free fitness, self-expression, music and social activities such as mini golfing, holiday parties, dance lessons, reading with bunnies, art, drum circle, gardening, cooking, field days, fitness, games and more. At each event, volunteer "buddies" are paired with a special needs participant to be their host, guide and friend while helping them engage in modifiable activities. We primarily serve residents of Monmouth County ages 12 through 21 years old and host events all year long. All participants and volunteers must register in advance at https://friendsconnectfoundation.org/register. To learn more, please visit https://friendsconnectfoundation.org

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WHERE

Multiple locations Middletown, NJ 07748

(40.39254,-74.11813)
 

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 1 hour per month

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