TEACH Volunteers

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Benefits of Volunteering


Increases your social and relationship skills

Volunteering with TEACH is an opportunity to practice and develop social skills, meeting with a group of people with common interests.

Make New Friends and Contacts

Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, strengthen your ties to the community, broaden support system and community resources.

Volunteering increases self-confidence.

Volunteering can provide a healthy boost to your self-confidence, self-esteem, and life satisfaction. Working with in the community, provides a natural sense of accomplishment. Your role as a volunteer can also give you a sense of pride, the better you feel about yourself, the more likely you are to have a positive view of your life and future goals.

Volunteering brings fun and fulfillment to your life

Volunteering is a fun and easy way to explore your interests and passions. Volunteering also provides you with renewed creativity, motivation, and vision that can carry over into your personal and professional life.

Volunteering provides a sense of purpose

Volunteering can help take your mind off your own worries, keep you mentally stimulated, and add more zest to your life.

Volunteering combats depression

A key risk factor for depression is social isolation. Volunteering keeps you in regular contact with others and helps you develop a solid support system, which in turn protects you against stress and depression when you’re going through challenging times.

Becoming a Volunteer

Volunteer Procedures

  • Interview Groups Coordinator
  • Screening Written Commitment
  • Volunteer Application On-line

Training

  • Core Skills
  • Learning Content of TEACH Groups
  • Facilitation Skills
  • TEACH Group Participation
  • ASIST Training / Training
  • PS4PS Groups that offer relevant education and support for those who are supporting others through volunteer

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Co- Facilitators - support groups within the Community
  • Peer Mentor - Supports Lead facilitator and Co facilitator within Groups
  • Involved community Activities- Art, yoga, special events
  • Outreach
  • Office Administration/Data Entry