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Home :: Supporting the MHA :: Volunteer Opportunity

Friendship Center Volunteer

Job Description
A Friendship Center Program Volunteer, in cooperation with MHA staff and other volunteers, will organize and encourage Center members to participate in:

  • Educational classes and activities
  • Table games
  • Arts and crafts activities
  • Physical fitness activities
  • Day trips to points of interest

Days and Hours Needed
Monday and Friday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Qualifications
The MHA welcomes volunteers who:

  • are 16 years of age or older
  • enjoy working with people
  • have a sense of humor
  • have good listening and communication skills
  • will commit to at least 2-4 hours per week for a minimum of 3 months

Training:
Attendance at an agency orientation is required before placement in a program. Additional ongoing training opportunities are available and may include:

  • Site visits to mental health related programs
  • Attendance at agency sponsored trainings
  • Attendance at community conferences and activities
  • Guest speakers addressing topics of interest related to mental health

Locations:
Friendship Center meetings are held in church halls and community rooms located near public transportation in the following cities:

  • Daly City
  • San Mateo
  • Belmont
  • San Carlos
  • Redwood City
  • East Palo Alto

Contact Information
For further information, or to set-up an introductory interview, please contact Angela Bruno-Castro by phone at (650) 257-8823 or by email at Angbc@mhasmc.org.






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