In Your Community

Become a Self Management
Peer Leader

We are always on the lookout for volunteer leaders who want to run the 6-week Self Management Workshops. You don't need to be a health care professional to become a leader; you just need to have first-hand experience with chronic conditions.  The role of the peer leader is to facilitate the 6-week, 2.5 hour per week “Maximize Your Health” workshops for groups of 12-18 participants...More Information


  • Responsible, respected, and trustworthy
  • Able to problem solve
  • Open to new ideas
  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • Committed to the philosophy of the program, its objectives and goals
  • Able to communicate on sensitive issues; is discreet and tolerant
  • Able to facilitate a group discussion
  • Committed towards helping others
  • Enjoys meeting new people
  • Willing to listen, learn new skills, and become a healthy role model


  • Attend all 4 full days of certification training
  • Facilitate one or two 6-week, 2.5 hour per week Maximize Your Health workshops per year (you will be paired with a second leader)
  • Follow the guidelines of workshop delivery
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Distribute and collect surveys form participants who attend the program
We hope you will consider becoming a Peer leader for this worthwhile program. You will have fun, meet new friends and help others to positively self manage their chronic conditions