Community Companion - Be a Friend to John & Blake

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ORGANIZATION: Wendell Foster

Friends Wanted - Join Our Vibrant Community!

Are you ready to make a meaningful impact and build a lasting friendship? Join us as a Community Companion at Wendell Foster and spend quality time with John and Blake! In this rewarding role, you'll visit our campus once a week for about an hour to spend one-on-one time with two residents, building a valuable relationship that you both cherish. Join our mission to empower people with disabilities!

Meet John and Blake:

These two friends enjoy basketball games and chatting about sports.

Key Responsibilities:

- Visit Wendell Foster's campus once a week for approximately one hour.

- Spend quality one-on-one time with John and Blake, engaging in activities they enjoy. (Or simply hanging out and chatting together!)

What You'll Gain:

- The joy of making a profound difference in John and Blake's lives

- A unique and meaningful friendship with someone who shares your interests.

- The rewarding experience of contributing to their well-being and happiness.

Ideal Candidate:

- Compassionate, friendly, and patient.

- Adult men preferred

- Enjoys college basketball

If you're looking to make a real difference and form a valuable connection, we invite you to join our Community Companion program and become a friend to John and Blake. Your time and presence can change lives and create a beautiful, enduring friendship.

Apply today and start your journey as a Community Companion at Wendell Foster!

For more information, please contact:

Hailey Neal


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About Wendell Foster


815 Triplett Street, P. O. Box 1668, Owensboro, KY 42303, US

Mission Statement

Wendell Foster is a private non-profit organization that works to empower people with developmental disabilities to realize their dreams and potentials.


Wendell Foster is a leading non-profit organization in Western Kentucky that assists individuals with disabilities of all ages. As a training, residential, and therapeutic facility, Wendell Foster offers state of the art technology and the highest caliber of services. Wendell Foster was founded in 1947 by Wendell and Edith Foster with the dream to create a brighter future for their daughter, Louise, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Almost eighty years later, we continue to strive to achieve our founders' dream.


Advocacy & Human Rights
People with Disabilities
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, People with Disabilities


We'll work with your schedule.


815 Triplett StreetP. O. Box 1668Owensboro, KY 42303



  • Verbal / Written Communication




  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour per week
  • Online orientation and TB test required

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