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Adult Education

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Fantastic Friends Co-Program Leader

GiGi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Center, Westchester is currently looking for an assistant volunteer program leader to join our wonderful dedicated volunteer team.

Fantastic Friends meets once or twice a month on a Friday from 7-9 p.m. Fantastic Friends (ages 18+) needs a leader (or leaders to co-lead) to help run this very popular social skills program. We would also like to expand this program to twice a month. Fantastic Friends is a fun night out either at the Playhouse or out in the community to facilitate social interactions between adults with Down syndrome, their peers and the community. The goals of the program are to promote positive relationships, to encourage peer relationships in the community, to develop social skills and ultimately to have FUN! At least a six-month commitment is required.

Volunteer Program Leader Requirements:

  • Must be 18+
  • Must attend an hour-long orientation (sessions available 6:30-7:30 p.m. first Wedsnesday of the month)
  • Observe two programs
  • Once the above requirements have been fulfilled, a background check is required

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Volunteers needed through 7/1/2019

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