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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.

 

Director, Operations & Programs - Boston, MA
The director, operations is primarily responsible for ensuring the vision of Best Buddies Massachusetts is implemented by directly supervising all staff, overseeing all operational areas including budgeting, tracking of revenue and expenses, contract billing, managing reports to funders and facilitating communications with Best Buddies Headquarters

 

Director, Development - Boston, MA
The Director, Development is responsible for developing and implementing state events, securing foundation and/or grant opportunities and the managing of local advisory boards and associated committees.

 

State Director - New York
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.

 

Communications Coordinator - Miami, FL
The Coordinator, Communications works with the Senior Manager, Sponsor Development & Communications handling all internal and external media-related efforts for Best Buddies International, Inc.

 

Executive Assistant Marketing & Strategic Development - Miami, FL
The executive assistant provides high-level administrative support to the vice president, marketing and strategic development.

 

Program Manager, School Friendship - Reno, NV
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 - Little Rock, AR
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 - Las Vegas, NV
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

 

Operations Coordinator, Jobs Program - Miami,FL.
The jobs program operations coordinator is responsible for providing operational support to the local jobs program. They work to ensure that all contractual agreements for the local jobs program are properly executed, tracked and reported with the funding agencies. They serve as the point of contact for all contractors and manage all timelines for reporting to contractors with the employment consultants. The jobs program operations coordinator serves in an employment consultant capacity as needed including evaluating new referrals for acceptance into the program, developing new job leads, job placement, job coaching and pre-employment training with applicable reporting.

 

Program Manager, Citizens - Las Vegas, NV
The Program Manager for Citizens works with local community members with and without intellectual disabilities to develop and maintain a quality program in their region. This is accomplished by recruiting all volunteers, creating all friendship matches, planning group activities/trainings and supporting and holding accountable all volunteers in the program

 

Employment Consultant - Alburquerque, NM
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 - Houston, TX
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 - Culver City, CA
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
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

 

Director, Development - Baltimore, MD
The Director, Development is responsible for developing and implementing state events, securing foundation and/or grant opportunities and the managing of local advisory boards and associated committees.

 

Program Manager, School Friendship - Indianapolis, IN
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
places.

 

State Director - Milwaukee, WI
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.

 

State Director - Chicago, IL
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.

 

Deputy Director, Development - Dallas, TX
The Deputy Director of Development (DDOD) will collaborate with the State Director to secure revenue for programs and to promote the mission of Best Buddies. Specifically, the DDOD is expected to ensure the success of fundraising events and to secure volunteers to promote the work of Best Buddies throughout the DFW Metroplex.

 

Employment Consultant - Baltimore, MD
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.

 

Employment Consultant - San Francisco, CA
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.

 

Grant Writer - Las Vegas, NV
The Best Buddies Nevada Grant Writer is responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources. This includes researching, compiling, writing and editing grant applications, as well as developing templates to streamline the grant proposal process.=

 

Program Supervisor - Reno, NV
The Program Supervisor supervises Program Managers to ensure the success of local programs, which also may include the direct management of programs as assigned. They are also responsible for overseeing day-to-day office logistics and providing support to the Area/State Director as needed.

 

Coach, Outreach and Recruitment - San Francisco, CA
This position is the direct link to what the Best Buddies Challenge event is all about. The Recruitment and Outreach position is the front-line sales representative responsible for recruitment and grassroots marketing efforts for the Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle. This position is a critical team member responsible for converting the public and interested parties into leads and participants. This individual is accountable for insuring that his/her lead generation, event recruitment and outreach goals are not only met but exceeded.

 

Program Supervisor, Jobs - Las Vegas, NV
The Jobs Program Supervisor supervises Employment Consultants to ensure the success of the local Jobs Program, which includes the direct support of participants as assigned. They are also responsible for employer recruitment, tracking and fulfilling contractual obligations, and ensuring the accuracy of the billing process.

 

Employment Consultant - Boston, MA
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.

 

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.

 

Coach, Outreach and Recruitment - San Francisco, CA
This position is the direct link to what the Best Buddies Challenge event is all about. The outreach and recruitment position is the front-line sales representative responsible for recruitment and grassroots marketing efforts for the Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle. This position is a critical team member responsible for converting the public and interested parties into leads and participants. This individual is accountable for insuring that his/her lead generation and outreach goals are not only met but exceeded.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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