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Event Volunteers at 2022 Annual Best Buddies Friendship Walk

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Best Buddies Maryland

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Best Buddies Maryland is looking for approx. 50 volunteers for our annual Best Buddies Friendship Walk on Saturday, May 7, 2022.

Best Buddies International is an American nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. It consists of volunteers that create opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The program's main purpose is to allow volunteers to be paired up with a buddy with an intellectual and developmental disability and provide them with a friend or a mentor. Best Buddies is the world's largest organization dedicated to ending the social, physical and economic isolation of the 200 million people with IDD. It is an international movement that has spread to over 54 countries worldwide.

The event runs from 8:30am-1pm.

We are looking for people who could be available for the following: event setup, event tear down, food service setup/teardown/service, registration, water stations throughout walk, route marshalls, mascot and entertainment assistance, mission tent, etc.

Please send all inquires/questions to Kimberley Phillips - Deputy Director of Development for Best Buddies Maryland - kimberleyphillips@bestbuddies.org.

Our website is: www.bestbuddies.org/maryland
The walk website is: www.bestbuddiesfriendshipwalk.org/maryland

4 Shifts

  • Sat May 07, 2022 - morning / 06:00 AM to 08:00 AM
    Setup
  • Sat May 07, 2022 - morning / 07:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Registration
  • Sat May 07, 2022 - morning / 07:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Breakfast Setup/Service
  • Sat May 07, 2022 - afternoon / 12:30 PM to 03:30 PM
    Tear Down
  • NONE OF THESE DAYS WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Best Buddies Maryland

Location:

101 N Haven Street, Baltimore, MD 21224, US

Mission Statement

Best Buddies International is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

Description

Best Buddies is the world’s largest organization dedicated to ending the social, physical and economic isolation of the 200 million people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Our programs empower the special abilities of people with IDD by helping them form meaningful friendships with their peers, secure successful jobs, live independently, improve public speaking, self-advocacy and communication skills, and feel valued by society.

Children & Youth
People with Disabilities

WHEN

Sat May 07, 2022
06:00 AM - 03:00 PM
This opportunity has 4 shifts

WHERE

University of Maryland7736 Baltimore AveCollege Park, MD 20742

(38.98606,-76.93716)
 

SKILLS

  • Event Management
  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Photography
  • Customer Service
  • Food Service

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 13
  • Open to what you are able to offer. We will take 2 hours, and we will take 10 hours of help.
  • Covid-19 requirements - such as social distancing - will be implemented.

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