Compeer is a mental health agency that believes that the healing power of friendship of just one caring friend can change the life of an individual coping with mental health challenges. Compeer promotes good mental health among adults, youth, seniors and veterans through supportive friendship.

Full-Time AmeriCorps Member, Compeer Leaders (4 available)

Serve during the school year at either Lackawanna Middle or High School, providing group and individual mentoring to students identified as living with a mental health condition. They will provide the EDC financial literacy curriculum to students to support their overall learning of life skills, health and wellness. They will facilitate activities and discussions that promote improved self-esteem, coping skills and positive decision making. Outside of school hours, EDC members will work at the compeer office, lesson planning, completing data entry and assisting with office tasks and other compeer client activities.

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Updated: August 23, 2019