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Best Buddies Maryland

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Best Buddies Maryland is looking for 10-15 new individuals to join our Best Buddies Friendship Walk committee!!

The committee meets once a month leading up to our annual friendship walk in May of each year, sometimes more frequently as it gets closer. The committee is responsible for helping to secure sponsorship, find walkers/teams to join the walk, logistical planning of the walk, etc..

Time Commitment: whatever you make of it. preferably 5-8 hours per month.

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.

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

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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

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

University of Maryland7736 Baltimore AveCollege Park, MD 20742

(38.98606,-76.93716)
 

SKILLS

  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Customer Acquisition
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Fundraising
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 15
  • What you make of it. There will be more time spent closer to the event date in May. we take the summer off.

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