(42.08352,-76.80113)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

310 Pennsylvania AvenueElmira, NY 14904
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Making Friends! Changing Lives right here in Chemung County.

About

Compeer of Family Services of Chemung County, Inc. is actively recruiting community volunteers to serve in powerful friendships and mentoring relationships with individuals recovering from mental health illnesses and youth at-risk. Compeer volunteers help individuals live a happier, more productive life via positive friendships and positive role modeling.

Compeer volunteers:

  • help build self-esteem that promotes learning and enables social, cultural and emotional growth
  • become a positive role-model that provides friendship, mentoring and socialization skills to youth while having fun
  • become part of a community that is making a difference in both youth and adults recovering from mental health illnesses and youth at-risk
  • devote 2 to 4 hours a month using their friendship to help empower individuals live happier, more productive lives

Skills

  • Mentoring
  • Tutoring
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 to 4 hours per month depending on program
  • Must be willing to work with adults and youth with mental health illness or youth that are at-risk

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