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Peer Counseling Collective Information Session

Sunday, June 30, 2013
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Event Type:
Peer Counseling Collective
Location Details:
Berkeley Free Clinic
2339 Durant Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704

Information Session for folks interested in joining the Peer Counseling Collective at the Berkeley Free Clinic.

Three info sessions will be held:
Sunday June 30 - 11am-1pm
Thursday July 11 - 7pm-9pm
Thursday July 25 - 7pm-9pm

About us:

The Berkeley Free Clinic is a volunteer collective that has provided community health care and referral services since 1969. The Peer Counseling Collective (PCC) offers free drop-in and long-term counseling. Our counseling model is based on that of Carl Rogers and is client-centered, emphasizing the importance of feeling, listening, empathy, and unconditional positive regard.

We are currently accepting applications until August 1, 2013 for a training that will begin on Thursday, September 26, 2013. Our training has the reputation of being a self-exploratory learning experience that prepares its trainees well for counseling in a community-centered health model. Training lasts six months and takes place on Thursday evenings and Sundays. The ability to make a one-year commitment after training is required to volunteer within the PCC.

About you:

The PCC is currently recruiting volunteers who:

- Are ready to discuss all sorts of life challenges and problems in a non-judgmental way

- Are eager to develop new skills and learn about themselves in the process

- Are comfortable with a diverse set of people

- Are available to attend all classes and complete all training requirements

- Are ready to make a one-year commitment after completion of the training

- Want to be part of a collective

- Believe in health care for people, not for profit!

For more information and to apply, download an application on the "VOLUNTEER" page at

Peer Counseling Collective

Berkeley Free Clinic

2339 Durant Ave.

Berkeley, CA 94704

(510) 548-2744 x2250 (M-F 6:30-9pm)
E-mail: pcctraining2013 [at]
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