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Opportunity Details

Train to Be A Peer Counselor For Isolated Seniors (Volunteers 55+)

Healthy Heart and Mind

Train to be a peer counselor & reduce isolation for homebound seniors!

If you are 55 or older, you are eligible to attend a free, seven week training to become a volunteer peer counselor for seniors. During the training, you will learn active-listening and counseling skills and gain a better understanding of how to access community resources for seniors.

Following a 7 week training, you will participate in twice monthly meetings to gain new skills and to provide support and encouragement from other counselors.

Who can be a counselor?
Our counselors are a widely varied group of men and women volunteers, ages 55 and above, who are united by their desire to serve our senior community.
Join this friendly group of dedicated volunteers providing a vital peer counseling service to homebound seniors

Get Involved...Express Interest in This Opportunity:
  • Do you already have a volunteer profile on our site? Then Login as a volunteer and click the "EXPRESS INTEREST" button below.
  • Are you new to the site? Then Register as a volunteer and click the "EXPRESS INTEREST" button below.

You can also email the Volunteer Coordinator for this opportunity by clicking on the “Email” button below (inside the “Express Interest” box)
Volunteers Needed
Senior Services

Age Minimum (with Adult): 55+, Minimum Age:55+

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Contact the Volunteer Center

1740 17th Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Phone: 831-427-5070

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