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Day Program Volunteers

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Day Program volunteers provide crucial peer relationships, social guidance, and an opportunity for skill-building with the Friends during Day Program classes and activities.

Key Responsibilities:

    • Assisting Friends Life staff in classes and various activities during Day Program hours (M–F, 8am–5pm) to help ensure each client receives the quality instruction they deserve
    • Developing real friendships with our Friends through shared interests and experiences
    • Investing in relationships with our Friends to help them achieve greater independence and increase their opportunities for social interactions with others
    • Providing opportunities and support for our Friends to work on their individual class goals in a safe and encouraging way
    • Modeling appropriate social behavior, including eye contact, introductions and greetings, and personal space
    • Modeling age-appropriate communication and conversation skills
    • Modeling how to appropriately navigate conflict or differences with peers

 

Before You Apply:

Please download and read our full volunteer job description for Day Program Volunteers. Once you have read through the volunteer job description, please complete the form below to apply.

 


Application for Day Program Volunteer

  • *Note: these are not set shifts, just the general times of day when you have availability. Specific volunteer start and end times can be discussed in detail later.