Senior Peer Counselor - Peninsula Family Services


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Mills Peninsula Senior Focus1720 El Camino Real, Ste. 10Burlingame, CA 94010


Peninsula Family Services Senior Peer Counseling program is seeking warm, caring, non-judgmental men and women who are 50+ years of age. There are no special educational requirements, but rather an interest in working with older adults. Volunteers provide one-to-one counseling to elderly residents of San Mateo County. Counselors are given a 36-hours of training with two three hour session per week for six weeks. Counselors are asked to attend counselor support meetings held every-other-week, as well as quarterly in-service meetings. Volunteers are assigned cases in the area where volunteers live. Ongoing supervision and training are provided. Hours are flexible. A one-year commitment is asked. Skills required: be a good listener - be yourself!


  • Public Speaking
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Mentoring
  • Elder care
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • A one-year commitment is asked.

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