Ideal candidates will have commitment, savvy diplomatic skills, integrity, and a passion for improving the lives of people affected by Lyme and tick borne illness.
Peer Counselor Duties: Work directly with clients to gather information to form an individualized action plan. Action plan would include using LDRC database to connect clients with local organizations that may help with specific client needs (LLMD and health connections, community action, SNAP, independent living organization, section 8 or housing assistance, etc.) Commit to one year of service.
Qualifications: Must have experienced some form of Lyme or Tick borne Illness. Empathetic listener that can also motivate clients to take action. Must be able to use databases. Must exhibit a high degree of ethics and integrity in dealing with personal data.
243 King Street, Suite 248, Northampton, MA 01060, US
Lyme Disease Resource Center, Inc. is an all-volunteer community-based 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2013. All of our services are FREE! Our Mission is to be a peer guided, supportive and safe place for those living with Lyme Disease and their care partners, sharing strategies and resources for living well.
Lyme Disease Resource Center, Inc. is a non-profit community-based 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2013
Our Vision is:
"...to provide clients their families and care partners with tick-borne disease a place to find guidance and emotional support on a path to wellness"
"...to educate the community by providing: material, forums and workshops on the issues surrounding tick-borne disease."
"...to advocate for better education, knowledge, treatment and awareness of tick-borne diseases."
"...to connect tick-borne disease support and educational groups across Massachusetts and beyond."
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
We'll work with your schedule.
243 King Street Suite 248Northampton, MA01060
October 15, 2020
Counseling / Mental Health
Driver's License Needed
Orientation or Training
2-4 hours per shift, opportunity for home visits with house-bound clients.