Making Friends, Changing Lives.


Compeer Chautauqua requires its adult (age 18+) volunteers for 1:1 friendships to make a minimum commitment of 4 hours per week for 1 year. The consistency of being available to REGULARLY spend time with a friend is of paramount importance to the development of the beneficial, supportive relationships Compeer strives to establish and support.

STEP 1 - JOIN

Fill out and submit your application

STEP 2 - MEET

Compeer will contact you for an interview 

STEP 3 - LEARN ABOUT YOU

Complete background-check as instructed by Compeer

STEP 4 - LEARN ABOUT US

Complete Compeer Volunteer training

STEP 5 - MATCH

Be matched with a friend from available waitlist

STEP 6 - ENJOY

 Have fun and allow your life to be changed in the process!