Senior Peer Counselors Sought by Peninsula Family Services

South San Francisco, Ca    April 22, 2017   Submitted by Ofelia C. Albrecht, Senior Peer Counseling Program

 

 

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LGBTQ SENIOR PEER COUNSELING
In just ONE hour a week, LGBTQ Senior Peer Counseling volunteers provide peer counseling
to LGBTQ older adults in the community.
Who are our Volunteers?
People like you who:
 Are interested in helping LGBTQ older adults,
 Are sensitive & reliable,
 Desire a flexible schedule,
 Are age 55 or older,
 Willing to be screened for a background check.
Benefits to Volunteers:
 Personal satisfaction with helping others,
 Establish caring relationships,
 Have an opportunity to develop new skills &
network,
 Obtain information on aging issues,
 Interact with other volunteers.
Benefits to Clients:
 Someone to really listen,
 Access to community resources,
 Provide needed socialization,
 Reduce isolation & stigma.
How to Volunteer?
Contact Ellyn Bloomfield, LGBTQ Coordinator Phone: (650) 403-4300 x 4383
Email: ebloomfield@peninsulafamilyservice.org

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