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Senior Peer Counselor Training

To become a Senior Peer Counselor, volunteers participate in two, three and a half-hour training sessions each week for a total of five weeks. During the sessions, volunteers learn the skills they need to be active listeners, recognize and respond to grief, depression, and anxiety, and work with diverse cultures. Volunteers who speak Mandarin, Tagalog, or Spanish, or who identify as LGBTQ+, are encouraged to apply! Prospective volunteer counselors should: Be age 55+ Live in…

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Senior Peer Counselor Training

To become a Senior Peer Counselor, volunteers participate in two, three and a half-hour training sessions each week for a total of five weeks. During the sessions, volunteers learn the skills they need to be active listeners, recognize and respond to grief, depression, and anxiety, and work with diverse cultures. Volunteers who speak Mandarin, Tagalog, or Spanish, or who identify as LGBTQ+, are encouraged to apply! Prospective volunteer counselors should: Be age 55+ Live in…

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Senior Peer Counseling

To become a Senior Peer Counselor, volunteers participate in two, three and a half-hour training sessions each week for a total of five weeks. During the sessions, volunteers learn the skills they need to be active listeners, recognize and respond to grief, depression, and anxiety, and work with diverse cultures. Volunteers who speak Mandarin, Tagalog, or Spanish, or who identify as LGBTQ+, are encouraged to apply! Prospective volunteer counselors should: Be age 55+ Live in…

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APP-y HOUR for ages 55+

Do you use technology? Learn more about how you can access resources for your health and well being. Join us on Monday Feb 10th from 12 – 1:00, to meet with Arlene Aquino for an “APP-y Hour!” Topic: TBA. Optional: bring your smart phone, laptop, or tablet to get hands-on help. All abilities and experience welcome. A light luncheon will be served. RSVP to Arlene by Feb 7: aaquino@peninsulafamilyservice.org or 650-403-4300 x4327  

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LGBTQ+ ages 55+ Museum Field Trip

LOCAL MUSEUM FIELD TRIP: Join us on Fri Feb 7 at 1:30pm for a FREE 1 hr. tour of the San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City, CA 94063. Explore local San Mateo County history from the time of original Native American residents to today, including some of the highlights of the museum’s long-term exhibits. The hour-long tour starts in the Rotunda at 2pm. We plan to meet at the museum. If you need…

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Senior Peer Counseling Training

Just by volunteering one hour a week…you can make a positive difference in the life of an older adult who is depressed, coping with life changes or suffering from the loss of a loved one.  The Senior Peer Counseling Program at Peninsula Family Service is offering FREE training for new volunteers.  Our classes will teach you to be an active listener, recognize and respond to grief, depression and anxiety and work with diverse cultures.   If…

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Senior Peer Counseling Training

Just by volunteering one hour a week…you can make a positive difference in the life of an older adult who is depressed, coping with life changes or suffering from the loss of a loved one.  The Senior Peer Counseling Program at Peninsula Family Service is offering FREE training for new volunteers.  Our classes will teach you to be an active listener, recognize and respond to grief, depression and anxiety and work with diverse cultures.   If…

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Senior Peer Counseling Training

Just by volunteering one hour a week…you can make a positive difference in the life of an older adult who is depressed, coping with life changes or suffering from the loss of a loved one.  The Senior Peer Counseling Program at Peninsula Family Service is offering FREE training for new volunteers.  Our classes will teach you to be an active listener, recognize and respond to grief, depression and anxiety and work with diverse cultures.   If…

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Senior Peer Counseling Training

Just by volunteering one hour a week…you can make a positive difference in the life of an older adult who is depressed, coping with life changes or suffering from the loss of a loved one.  The Senior Peer Counseling Program at Peninsula Family Service is offering FREE training for new volunteers.  Our classes will teach you to be an active listener, recognize and respond to grief, depression and anxiety and work with diverse cultures.   If…

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Senior Peer Counseling Training

Just by volunteering one hour a week…you can make a positive difference in the life of an older adult who is depressed, coping with life changes or suffering from the loss of a loved one.  The Senior Peer Counseling Program at Peninsula Family Service is offering FREE training for new volunteers.  Our classes will teach you to be an active listener, recognize and respond to grief, depression and anxiety and work with diverse cultures.   If…

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