The Looking Glass Foundation for Eating Disorders (Hand in Hand Peer Support Volunteer – Age 30 +)

Organization Name: The Looking Glass Foundation for Eating Disorders
Opportunity Title: Hand in Hand Peer Support Volunteer – Age 30 +
Category: Health / Medical
Commitment: 6 months to 1 year
Start Date: September 1, 2022
End Date: September 30, 2023

Email: volunteer@lookingglassbc.com
Website: https://www.lookingglassbc.com/
Details:
  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

The Looking Glass Foundation is always ready to welcome passionate, dedicated people who are willing to share their amazing gifts with our community. Community engagement and a refusal to stay silent are our greatest assets when it comes to defeating eating disorders, and we sincerely thank you for your willingness to help.

As a Hand-in-Hand program volunteer, you willl be providing virtual, confidential peer support service for individuals ages 16+, of any gender, who want to recover from an eating disorder. After the virtual training session, you will be matched with an individual who is wanting to recovery from an eating disorder and have weekly meetings with them, each meeting is about 1 to 1.5 hours. You will support the participant wherever they are in their unique recovery journey, encourage them to remain recovery focused, and provide consistent, positive support.

For FAQ and other requirements, please visit https://www.lookingglassbc.com/volunteer/

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