|Best Buddies Massachusetts Jobs
|Best Buddies Jobs (BBJ) is a program that matches skilled and qualified individuals with intellectual disabilities with businesses who are searching for enthusiastic and dedicated employees.
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Why are we different from other programs?
Our purpose is to work with individuals to locate and keep a job in the community. We have had great success in finding many different types of jobs in professional environments. Companies we work with range from law firms and other corporate environments to jobs in retail and luxury hotels.
What will Best Buddies Jobs offer you, the job seeker?
A chance to be included in choosing a job that you will enjoy doing, while having the opportunity to earn competitive wages and receive promotions.
Some of the places that employ people through BBJ in the Boston area:
|Massachusetts Employers (Boston Area)
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Bark of the Town
Bath & Body Works
Best Buddies Massachusetts
Bob’s Discount Furniture
Boston Red Sox
CB Richard Ellis
Department of Developmental Services
Eaton Vance Investment Managers
Fruit Center of Milton
Holiday Inn Express
Holland & Knight, LLP
Institute for Community Inclusion
Kates & Barlow, PC
Kel & Partners
Mt. Auburn Hospital
Perkins School for the Blind
Savings Bank Life Insurance
Seyfarth Shaw, LLP
Silicon Valley Bank
Sodexo (at Dana Farber)
Stop & Shop
Sunrise Assisted Living
What types of jobs are the Best Buddies Jobs participants looking for?
Best Buddies Jobs participants are looking to work in a many different areas. Here are some typical places:
Why should YOU work with Best Buddies Jobs?
What makes Best Buddies Jobs unique?
Professional vocational staff analyzes and implements services to fulfill your employment needs
On-the-job training at the beginning of employment insures that the employee is provided with the support and training to perform the necessary functions of his job, without creating additional work for the employer
Hiring a person with a intellectual disability adds diversity to your workforce
Best Buddies Jobs staff can work with you to identify resources on tax credits to offset the costs of accommodations, if necessary
How can Best Buddies Jobs help YOUR business?
Best Buddies Jobs puts you in contact with a pool of qualified and enthusiastic candidates
Best Buddies Jobs provides individualized placement, on-the-job training and long-term support for employees with intellectual disabilities
Best Buddies Jobs staff is available to train your staff on a variety of disability-related topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Best Buddies Jobs (BBJ) is a freestanding, community-based program offered at no cost to an employer. BBJ works with an employer to assess the company's employment needs and then identifies a competent, productive and loyal employee to fulfill those needs.
After a suitable candidate is found, a job coach from BBJ provides on-the-job training and then phases out when the employee is trained to the employer's satisfaction. BBJ maintains contact with both the employee and employer on a monthly basis and a job coach is available for retraining, if necessary.
For more information e-mail Jacob Laverriere or call 617-778-0522.