Archive for June, 2015

Friend 2 Friend Friday: Meet Tad!

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June 19th, 2015

On Friend 2 Friend Friday, we introduce you to one participant waiting to be matched in our programs for adults with disabilities. You? Someone you know? Read on – and apply now to volunteer! *** At 45, Tad describes himself as just one of the guys. But those of us who’ve met him concur: There’s nothing “just”

Headfirst Summer Camps proud to partner with JBBBS.

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June 12th, 2015

Here at Headfirst Summer Camps, we understand what it’s like to be a part of a community, and to give back to that community whenever possible. We are locally grown ourselves. So when we had the opportunity to partner with Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston, we were happy to do so. With this

Community is key at JBBBS.

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June 12th, 2015

JBBBS values its community. In fact, many of our strongest volunteers and supporters are initially referred to the organization by a friend, family member or colleague already connected to us. Increasingly, too, volunteers are expressing a desire to connect to others who share their passion for mentoring and the JBBBS organization. Community-building events are one important way we keep

JBBBS hosts Emerging Jewish Leader.

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June 12th, 2015

For the second year in a row, JBBBS is pleased to welcome an Emerging Jewish Leader through the JVS Emerging Jewish Leaders Program, a unique 10-week summer internship providing college undergraduates professional work experience, skills training and mentoring in a Jewish context. The program is supported with funding from CJP and donations in memory of M. Bradley Jacobs,

Training: You asked, we answered!

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June 12th, 2015

We provide a high degree of match support at JBBBS, making social workers in the Children’s Program and caseworkers in Friend 2 Friend, available to participants and volunteers to field questions and concerns, to brainstorm and provide information to guide each match to be its most successful and supportive. In both programs for children in