- If you care, you qualify!
- Be a friend! In this role you are not a therapist, social worker, babysitter, or parent.
- You are a positive role model, helping to raise self-esteem, build trust, increase a sense of belonging, and encourage independence (strength-based approach).
- Consistent communication skills utilizing phone, virtual, and in-person method of communication as appropriate.
- Communication with your friend weekly, spending about 4 hours of time per month for 1 year.
- Introduce your friend to Compeer events, as well as community activities as appropriate.
- Able to clearly articulate and maintain boundaries with your friend.
- Consistently report hours of service to Compeer each month .