Compeer Volunteer Friend/ Mentor
60 people are interested
Compeer is an internationally recognized program which trains community volunteers to become friends and mentors to adults living with mental health challenges. Volunteers are matched in one-to-one friendships with their Compeer friends, giving a minimum of 4 self-scheduled hours a month in the form of fun and affordable outings, phone calls, emails, etc. All in the program are invited monthly to a free social activity.Volunteers receive training,ongoing support, and guidance from the Coordinator.
Are you a caring, compassionate and accepting person? Do you want to really make a difference in someone's life? Become a Compeer Volunteer and give the gift of friendship. Don't miss this amazing opportunity to make a new friend, help someone feel less lonely and isolated, help remove the stigma of mental illness, and give back to your community!
Volunteers are needed in Kingston and all over Ulster County.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
We'll work with your schedule.
Kingston and Ulster County Area, NYKINGSTON, NY 12401
- People Skills
- Mental Health
- Relationship Building
- Community Outreach
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 19
- Orientation or Training
- 4 hours a month minimum for at least one year.
- Non- judgemental compassion and acceptance of individuals with mental illness.