What

We are always in need of folks to participate in 1:1 Friendships in various areas around Massachusetts & Rhode Island. Our Citizens Program is designed to help our adults with and without IDD develop meaningful friendships become more involved in local communities.

Best Buddies Citizens pairs adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in one to one friendships with adult volunteers in the community. Buddy pairs are asked to commit to a one year friendship (that often continues longer). During that time, the Buddy and Peer Buddy agree to talk once a week and see each other twice a month.

In addition, the Citizens program plans Buddy Network outings throughout the year, allowing all participants to meet in a larger group to continue expanding their social networks. Typical hangouts include bowling, New England Area sporting events and more!
For more information on joining our Citizens Program, reach out to: Massachusetts@BestBuddies.org

When

This opportunity starts on Sept. 1, 2019, 8 a.m. and ends Dec. 31, 2022, 8 p.m. EDT and happens once. All events occur at an action's local time based on the latest information provided to us. The time listed here has been automatically converted to your device's timezone if yours is different.

Where

529 Main Street; Suite 202, Boston, Massachusetts, 02129, USA

Skills & Requirements
Age 18+
Orientation or Training
Background Check

My Action Status
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