The Shriver Center Staff is looking for a UMBC student interested in leading service-learners in a Best Buddies Friendship Program.
We currently have an opportunity to be a Student Coordinator in Fall 2019, working with young adults from Itineris, an organization that serves adults with autism.
Best Buddies Student Coordinator at this site is asked to fulfill:
-Weekly commitment 3:00-5:30pm (one day a week picked by student coordinator)
-Meet with Itineris staff prior to semester and during semester to develop engaging activities for Best Buddies group both on-site and in the community
- Recruit and train service-learning students
-Facilitate one-to-one friendships between UMBC student buddies and Itineris buddies.
- Drive S-L student to on a weekly basis
- Act as liaison between Shriver Center staff, Itineris staff, and service-learning students
- Lead 2 reflections sessions
- Attend Student Coordinator meetings
Qualifications: Valid Driver’s License, Enrolled at UMBC
Preferred Qualification: Experience and interest working with individuals with differing abilities, excellent communication and organizational skills, experience in Practicum 096.
To apply please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.