• 125 people are interested

Compeer: Adult Volunteers can make their own schedules! Offer friendship and change someone's life!

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ORGANIZATION: Compeer Program

  • 125 people are interested
Compeer Friendship Match Nancy and Amanda
Compeer Volunteer Mentor has been a friend to Nancy since 2010.

The Compeer Program in Westlake, Oh. is looking for adult volunteers that are compassionate and patient. A Volunteer is screened, trained and informed about mental illness and the isolation that often goes with it. Volunteers are matched one-to-one with a mental health consumer. Each match is encouraged to participate in phone calls and a few hours of social activity each month. The Compeer Program provides a quarterly schedule listing a weekly activity facilitated and supervised by Compeer staff. The matches can participate in these. COMPEER Volunteers that are matched with a same gender adult who is recovering from mental illness make a positive difference in the recovery process. COMPEER Volunteers are asked to provide at minimum 4 hours of support per month by making phone calls, emailing, &/or an outing. COMPEER Volunteers make their own schedules!! COMPEER asks volunteers for a 1 year commitment , but a volunteer can continue after that year.

** During CDC Covid-19 precautions Virtual , phone, and emailing are recommended for Compeer interactions and activities. Compeer offers weekly Compeer Game Night on Zoom each Tuesday and Art on Zoom.

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About Compeer Program


Far West Center, 29133 Health Campus Dr., Westlake, OH 44145, US

Mission Statement

The Compeer Program matches caring, compassionate adult volunteers with persons coping with a mental illness to provide supportive friendship and socialization.


The Compeer Program is part of the Far West Center in Westlake, OH. Far West Center provides many mental health services. Our Compeer Program assists mental health consumers of Cuyahoga County.


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Far West Center29133 Health Campus Dr.Westlake, OH 44145



  • Mental Health
  • People Skills
  • Psychology
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Outdoor Recreation


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per month

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