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LiveWellVolunteers

Helping to ensure all people with depression have equal access to the support they need to live well

Support Group Peer Facilitators

Qualifications

All peer candidates must have:

  • Lived experience with depression and resilience

  • Attended at least eight LiveWell groups (no exceptions)

  • A desire to support, empower, and inspire others to live well with depression

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • The ability to work as part of a team (e.g., respond to peer feedback)

  • The ability to make a one-year commitment to facilitate a LW support group twice a month

About the Training

Program participants will demonstrate knowledge of:

  • The peer recovery movement in historical context

  • The values, underlying principles, and mechanisms that inform both the LiveWell Program and experiential-learning

  • Motivational interviewing techniques

  • Group facilitation skills, including integrating principles of trauma-informed peer support and creating inclusive discussions

  • Suicidal Prevention Training

Next Steps

Contact us at:

contact@livewell-foundation.org

Thank you for your interest; and we are looking forward to speaking with you!

 

PLEASE NOTE:  Because the number of applications received often exceeds the number of available positions we can offer, we cannot guarantee a volunteer opportunity. 

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