Spiritual Caregiving Training

An Opportunity to Learn, Serve, and Grow. Spiritual Caregivers provide compassionate support to enhance the well-being of seniors Aging and Spiritual Well-being is an interfaith/non-denominational volunteer program of Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services.

Spiritual Caregiver

Successful candidates are asked to make a two-year commitment and will be trained starting February 2, 2016.  Volunteers who apply by 1/4/16 will complete training in May and be matched with a care receiver shortly after.  The following training cycle will start in early September 2016.

Spiritual Caregiver Volunteers

  • Receive 50 hours of training, over four months, to help people struggling with depression, loss, grief, illness, or spiritual concerns of normal aging
  • Visit their client once per week for about an hour
  • Meet for peer mentoring & continuing education twice per month

To volunteer or for more information, please contact Rachel Guaraldi at 617-628-2601, ext. 3173 or rguaraldi@eldercare.org.

Source: SCES Community Relations