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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 a Wendell Foster resident! In this rewarding role, you'll visit our campus once a week for about an hour to spend one-on-one time with a resident, building a valuable relationship that you both cherish. Join our mission to empower people with disabilities!

Meet the resident:

This resident enjoys all kinds of music! He would enjoy someone playing an instrument for him.

Key Responsibilities:

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

- Spend quality one-on-one time with the resident, engaging in activities you both enjoy. (Or simply hanging out and chatting together!)

What You'll Gain:

- The joy of making a profound difference in a Wendell Foster resident's life.

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

- The rewarding experience of contributing to a resident's well-being and happiness.

Ideal Candidate:

- Compassionate, friendly, and patient.

- Adult men preferred

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 a Wendell Foster resident. Your time and presence can change a life 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

hailey.neal@wendellfoster.org

270-852-1470

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About Wendell Foster

Location:

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.

Description

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.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

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

(37.76897,-87.10326)
 

SKILLS

  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

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

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