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Volunteer to Start a Lasting Relationship with an Adult Living with Mental Health Challeges

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Compeer Pinellas

  • 5 people are interested

Volunteers will have the opportunity to spend time with an adult living with mental health challenges doing activities that you both enjoy. Your friend will improve their socialization skills and feel that they are part of the community. The volunteer also benefits by having a sense of purpose and making a difference in another person's life.

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About Compeer Pinellas

Location:

170 22nd Ave N, St Petersburg, FL 33704, US

Mission Statement

Compeer Inc. develops, delivers and supports model programs that inspire and engage communities through the power of volunteer friends and mentors of our Compeer affiliate programs to improve the quality of life for adults, children, and families who strive for good mental health. Compeer Inc. provides supportive leadership to its community-based Compeer programs throughout the United States, Australia, and Canada. The objectives of Compeer Inc. are to support our affiliate programs through program expertise, branding, and marketing communication and to grow our current base of programs, by providing a cost effective solution to communities. The Compeer mission is to promote good mental health through meaningful friendships. We believe that the healing power of friendship is life changing for an individual striving for mental wellness.

Description

Compeer Inc. envisions a day when all communities embrace individuals and their families living with mental health challenges; when prevention begins early with children and their families; when living, learning, working and volunteering in the community is given expression through the social inclusion of all individuals and supported by the power of friendship and hope.

Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Saint Petersburg, FL 33704

(27.79292,-82.63214)
 

SKILLS

  • Music Arts
  • Exhibition Arts
  • Baking
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • A one year commitment and an expectation of spending four hours a month with your friend. The relationship can be extended for as long as both of you want.
  • Be a friend and a mentor.

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