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Become a Compeer Volunteer to a Male Youth Client

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Compeer Program at Coastal Behavioral Healthcare

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Compeer Sarasota is looking for male volunteers to work with male youth clients. Compeer matches children who have been diagnosed with a mental health disorder with a fully-vetted volunteer who acts as a friend, role model and mentor. You will be asked to complete a background check, and you will participate in training that usually lasts two hours. We will try to match you with a youth who shares your interests. During this time of the pandemic, all our matches are meeting virtually. You can learn more about Compeer at our website, https://www.compeersarasotayouth.org.

If you are looking for a rewarding experience, you can't beat being a Compeer mentor. And on top of that, it's fun for you and your match.

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About Compeer Program at Coastal Behavioral Healthcare

Location:

1565 State Street, Sarasota, FL 34236, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission: To provide behavioral healthcare services that exceed expectations for quality, availability, and satisfaction.

Description

Compeer's mission is to match volunteers with people receiving mental health services in a supportive friendship. You do not need any kind of degree or experience with mental health - we are simply looking for people willing to become a friend!

Our volunteers become friends and role models, help raise self-esteem, increase social and communication skills and encourage independence for their Compeer friends.

Training by our Compeer Coordinator is provided to all volunteers.

Are you a student or part-time resident of Sarasota? There are a number of flexible opportunities to be a Compeer volunteer!Still contact us if you are interested!

Children & Youth

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Mental Health
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Four hours per month, one year commitment.

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