Make a difference in the life of someone who is HIV ! Become a buddy today.
Our Buddies (volunteers in the Buddy System) are matched with a PCAF client and encouarged to meet 2-3 times a month. Outings may include going on a walk, meeting for coffee or going to a park.Working directly with clients is a rewarding experience that can rarely be offered to volunteers. PCAF believes in the positive energy volunteers bring with them. By providing a listening ear and a smiling face, our Buddies significantly affect the lives and happiness of our clients.
- Socialize wtih your client buddy 2-3 times per month.
- Must be 18 or older
- Comfortable with topics of sexuality, sexual orientation and sexually transmitted diseases
- Socialable and friendly, with a desire to meet new people
- Respect for differing perspectives
Commitment: Volunteers are encouraged to meet with their buddy 2-3 times a month, with a minimum of 3 month time commitment.
Training: All new PCAF volunteers must attend New Volunteer Orientation and pass a criminal history background check. Volunteers in the Buddy Program must attend an additional trianing specific to being a Buddy.
Benefits: Volunteers will gain experience working directly with clients; they will also have the opportunity to practice their social skills by befriending a client.
Interested in becoming a PCAF volunteer? Contact our Development Coordinator, Wilmer (email@example.com) for a Volunteer Application and details on the upcoming New Volunteer Orientation!
- People Skills
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Be prepared to make at least a 3 month commitment