Apply to be part of Best Buddies!

Are you in search of a new life experience that will enrich and reward you?

Best Buddies provides all participants with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make a new friend. We have chapters in every province of Canada.

There are several ways that you can help Best Buddies Canada enhance our communities through one-to-one friendships between people with intellectual disabilities and students.

Click here to apply to be part of the program now:

Peer Buddy

Peer Buddy – Students without a disability who volunteer to create a friendship with someone who has an intellectual disability. Please ensure you have contact information for an emergency contact and a reference, as you will not be able to complete a volunteer application without this information.

Buddy

Buddy – A person with a disability who wants to create a friendship with a student volunteer.

Staff Advisor or Host Site Coordinator

An Adult who works for an Agency that Supports People with Intellectual Disabilities, or a teacher at a school who wants to play a support role.

The information requested in this application is required for the purposes of matching, screening and liability, as required by the position description. Information will be stored by Best Buddies Canada, and shared with your buddy match participant, if applicable.

Start a Chapter

To start a Best Buddies chapter at your school,please fill in the information below.

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Send it to info@bestbuddies.ca

Our Mission

To establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Get Involved!

Start a Chapter! Become a Buddy!

Best Buddies provides all participants with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make a new friend. We have chapters in every province of Canada.

There are several ways that you can help Best Buddies Canada enhance our communities through one-to-one friendships between people with intellectual disabilities and students.

Sign Up Today!