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Virtual Peer Support

Hosted by: Lyme Disease Resource Center, Inc.

Date

Ongoing Opportunity

Time

Contact coordinator for times

Location

Virtual Opportunity

Contact

Maria Malaguti
maria.malaguti@lymedrc.org
413-588-7388

About Virtual Peer Support

Ideal candidates will have commitment, savvy diplomatic skills, integrity, and a passion for improving the lives of people affected by Lyme and tick borne illness.

Peer Counselor
Duties: Work directly with clients to gather information to form an individualized action plan. Action plan would include using LDRC database to connect clients with local organizations that may help with specific client needs (LLMD and health connections, community action, SNAP, independent living organization, section 8 or housing assistance, etc.) Commit to one year of service.

Qualifications: Must have experienced some form of Lyme or Tick borne Illness. Empathetic listener that can also motivate clients to take action. Must be able to use databases. Must exhibit a high degree of ethics and integrity in dealing with personal data.

Application Process

email info@lymedrc.org for an application and instructions for a virtual interview. There will be a background check and reference check before volunteer training begins.


We're looking for volunteers who:

Care about:

  • Disability Services
  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Advocacy

Are a skilled:

  • Mentor

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