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Best Buddies International, an equal opportunity employer, is a dynamic non-profit organization dedicated to
enhancing the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. At Best Buddies, we believe that
to achieve our goals, the most important element of our strategy is to attract, retain and develop the best
and brightest talents.

Our work environment is characterized by dedication and optimism. We invite all persons wanting to make a
difference in the lives of people with intellectual disabilities to explore our current job opportunities.

For information regarding job openings outside the United States, please contact the country office directly.

If you are looking for integrated employment, please visit our Jobs Program page.

 

State Director - Wilmington, DE
The State Director is responsible for developing an annual state plan and implementing the plan through overseeing day-to-day operations in all offices statewide, securing funding for programs and special projects, overseeing programs to ensure program consistency and success, managing local Advisory Boards and associated committees, and supervising state staff. S/he also assists and directs Program staff to ensure program consistency and success.



Coach, Recruitment and Outreach - Washington, DC
The coach, recruitment and outreach position for the Audi Best Buddies Challenge: Washington, D.C. will represent Best Buddies International in the D.C. MSA market and will recruit cyclists, provide them with fundraising coaching, and participate in extensive field marketing efforts.


Regional Director, Development - Greater Washington area
The Regional Director, Development, Greater Washington area is responsible for all development efforts and revenue generation to support Best Buddies programs in the state of Virginia and the Audi Best Buddies Challenge: Washington, D.C., by achieving a cumulative revenue goal of $2.5 million annually. This position works with multiple and diverse teams to achieve that goal by providing leadership, strategic direction, management and coordination of fundraising efforts in the market. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, identifying, cultivating, securing, and managing all revenue streams, with specific emphasis on identifying and creating fundraising entry points to engage supporters at every level, such as program participants and their families, community leaders, government officials, celebrities and CEO's.



Grant Writer - Miami, FL
The grant writer will work in conjunction with the grant director and grant’s team to increase our grant writing efforts for competitive corporate, foundation and government awards



Human Resources Generalist - Miami, FL
The human resources generalist is responsible for assisting the vice president, human resources and administration with every aspect of the human resources function. In addition to collaborating with the vice president on human resources initiatives, the primary administrative task of this position is to process a $9M payroll for approximately 250 employees in 24 state offices. The secondary duties of this position are to administer the organization’s HRIS system, oversee the recruitment process, manage day-to-day employee requests, on-boarding process, benefits administration, staff relations, etc.

Manager, Communications - Miami, FL

The Senior Manager, Communications, works with the Vice President, International
Programs and Special Projects, to handle all internal and external media-related
efforts for Best Buddies International.



Program Manager, School Friendship -Miami, FL
The Program Manager for School Friendship Programs works with area schools (middle, high, and/or college) to maintain quality Best Buddies chapters. Key responsibilities include recruiting, training, and mentoring student leaders with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), and working with faculty, campus and/or host site administration to form quality friendships between people with and without IDD.

 

Program Manager, New Haven, CT 
The Program Manager for School Friendship Programs works with area schools (middle, high, and/or college) to maintain quality Best Buddies chapters. Key responsibilities include recruiting, training, and mentoring student leaders with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), and working with faculty, campus and/or host site administration to form quality friendships between people with and without IDD.

 

Employment Consultant - Las Vegas, NV
The Employment Consultant develops relationships with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and employers and works to create and ensure the long-term success of integrated employment arrangements. Employment opportunities are crafted with both the aspirations and support needs of the participants, and the needs of the employer to ensure mutual compatibility and sustainability. Employment Consultants must comply with all state and federal regulations regarding reporting, certification, and health and safety, and must maintain an active awareness of and willingness to advocate for the well being of all participants.



Program Manager, School Friendship - Albuquerque, NM

The Program Manager for School Friendship Programs works with area schools (middle, high, and/or college) to maintain quality Best Buddies chapters. Key responsibilities include recruiting, training, and mentoring student leaders with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), and working with faculty, campus and/or host site administration to form quality friendships between people with and without IDD.


Program Manager, School Friendship - New York, NY
The Program Manager for School Friendship Programs works with area schools (middle, high, and/or college) to maintain quality Best Buddies chapters. Key responsibilities include recruiting, training, and mentoring student leaders with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), and working with faculty, campus and/or host site administration to form quality friendships between people with and without IDD.



State Director - Dallas, TX
The State Director is responsible for developing an annual state plan and implementing the plan through overseeing day-to-day operations in all offices statewide, securing funding for programs and special projects, overseeing programs to ensure program consistency and success, managing local Advisory Boards and associated committees, and supervising state staff. S/he also assists and directs Program staff to ensure program consistency and success.


Employment Consultant - Falls Church - VA
The Employment Consultant develops relationships with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and employers and works to create and ensure the long-term success of integrated employment arrangements. Employment opportunities are crafted with both the aspirations and support needs of the participants, and the needs of the employer to ensure mutual compatibility and sustainability. Employment Consultants must comply with all state and federal regulations regarding reporting, certification, and health and safety, and must maintain an active awareness of and willingness to advocate for the well being of all participants.

 

Program Manager, School Friendship - Falls Church, VA
The Program Manager for School Friendship Programs works with area schools (middle, high, and/or college) to maintain quality Best Buddies chapters. Key responsibilities include recruiting, training, and mentoring student leaders with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), and working with faculty, campus and/or host site administration to form quality friendships between people with and without IDD.


Manager, Development and Teams (HC)
The Manager of Teams and Development will work closely with the Best Buddies Challenge Senior Management Team on all grassroots, outreach, development, sales and recruitment initiatives. The Manager will be responsible for attending and coordinating wide variety of events aimed at creating and converting interested parties into event participants. This position will serve as the point person for grassroots recruitment, tracking and benchmarking participant commitments, maintaining accurate grids, coordination of key sponsor/corporate meetings and team development. The position will have specific recruitment and fundraising goals set on a timeline and play a crucial role in supporting the Development Director in sponsorship sales, Corporate Team development and outreach. 

Director, Government Relations 
Under the direction of the Vice President, Government Relations. Secures government funding via legislative earmarks and competitive grants in assigned states.

Employment Consultant - San Francisco, CA
Position Overview: The Employment Consultant develops relationships with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and employers and works to create and ensure the long-term success of integrated employment arrangements. Employment opportunities are crafted with both the aspirations and support needs of the participants, and the needs of the employer to ensure mutual compatibility and sustainability. Employment Consultants must comply with all state and federal regulations regarding reporting, certification, and health and safety, and must maintain an active awareness of and willingness to advocate for the well being of all participants.

Program Manager, School Friendship - Broward, FL
Position Overview: The Program Manager for School Friendship Programs works with area schools (middle, high, and/or college) to maintain quality Best Buddies chapters. Key responsibilities include recruiting, training, and mentoring student leaders with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), and working with faculty, campus and/or host site administration to form quality friendships between people with and without IDD.

 

 
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