Senior Peer Counselor, Community Mental Health Services


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

3501 Civic Center DriveSan Rafael, CA 94903


About

Are you at least 55 and interested in helping older adults deal with aging issues? English- and Spanish-speaking volunteers provide one-to-one weekly counseling to clients in their homes, helping them cope with challenges of aging while providing emotional support and practical resources to help comfort and empower them. The ideal volunteer is compassionate, understanding, and has an interest in his or her own personal growth. Training is required and is provided annually by staff. It covers basic counseling skills, issues of aging, and community resources. After training, volunteer peer counselors attend weekly interactive team meetings in San Rafael, CA faciliated by a Health and Human Services Department staff member.

Skills

  • People Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • About 3 or 4 hours a week

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