SENIOR PEER COUNSELING
- RESOLVE conflicts peacefully
- MEET inspirational seniors
Volunteers spend 3 to 4 hours per week visiting clients and attending supervision and on-going educational sessions with a licensed director who facilitates.
The free Intensive, basic training covers listening skills and counseling strategies to help seniors find their way through difficult times.
WHAT VOLUNTEERS SAY
"I found a way to help people, and also make some great friends."
"Being a counselor is helping me prepare for elder issues
"I received much more in shared compassion and knowledge about aging than I think I gave to all three of my clients."
"The training has been extremely interesting and eye opening. I've learned so much about myself and others.
"I have found a way to use some of my previous training and experience when
I am doing peer counseling."
Konocti Senior Support annual Holiday Party (left)