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Non-profit organization with independent 501(c)(3) status

Best Buddies International

Best Buddies is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development, and inclusive living for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

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  • CREATE ·2022 Grants Challenge

    Best Buddies in California Integrated Employment

    Best Buddies Jobs (BBJ) works to secure jobs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities through a person-centered approach that links participants with an employment consultant who helps with securing and maintaining enriching employment opportunities. By developing partnerships with employers, assisting with the hiring process, and providing ongoing support to the employee/employer, BBJ is creating inclusive communities as we work to find jobs within the community based on participants’ preferences and goals.

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