|Best Buddies Massachusetts Jobs
|Best Buddies Jobs (BBJ) continues the integration of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) into the community through supported employment. The program helps individuals attain and maintain jobs of their own choosing by providing ongoing support and training, enabling people with IDD to earn an income, pay taxes, and work in an environment alongside others in the community. Since its inception, Best Buddies Jobs has placed more than 500 individuals in integrated employment positions.
Best Buddies Jobs is a program that matches skilled and qualified individuals with IDD with businesses who are searching for enthusiastic and dedicated employees.
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)
|98.5 The Sports Hub
Angier Elementary School
Bath and Body Works
Best Buddies Massachusetts
Best Fitness Health Center
Bob’s Discount Furniture
Boston Red Sox
Cambridge Friends School
CBRE – New England
Choice Community Supports
Department of Developmental Services
Dr. Particia L. Carolan, DMD, General Dentistry
Fruit Center of Milton
Holland & Knight (Boston)
Holiday Inn Express
Institute for Community Inclusion
Kates & Barlow
Kel & Partners
Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council
Minority Business Development Agency
Mt. Auburn Hospital
Natixis Global Asset Management, L.P.
Perkins School for the Blind
Silicon Valley Bank
Sodexo @ Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Star Market, Chestnut Hill
Stop and Shop
Tedeschi’s Food Shops
The Mentor Network
The Salty Dog
VERC Briteway Carwash
Whole Foods Brighton
|Why should YOU work with Best Buddies Jobs?
On-the-job training at the beginning of employment ensures 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
BBJ 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?
For more information, please contact:
BBJ puts you in contact with a pool of qualified and enthusiastic candidates
BBJ provides individualized placement, on-the-job training and long-term support for employees with IDD.
- BBJ staff is available to train your staff on a variety of disability-related topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Janna Raynworth | Program Supervisor, Jobs
Phone: (617) 778-0522