If you are recovered from an eating disorder and want to give back to our community, you can apply for one of two roles:
Group Facilitators facilitate group on a rotating basis, encouraging meaningful conversation between a group of 2-12 attendees in various stages of recovery.
Some groups will be “affinity groups,” welcoming people who also hold an identity underrepresented in eating disorder recovery spaces.
Time Commitment: Three hours per week, at the same time every week.
Training: One in-person, full-day session, on a weekend
Timeline: Will begin in 2018 in select sites
Location: Must be located in specific sites. In 2018, these will include NYC, LA, SF, Boston, and Pittsburgh.
Peer Mentors meet one-on-one with a mentee every week to support them in their recovery.
Time Commitment: Three hours per week, timing varies based on the mentor and mentee’s schedules.
Training: Online, three hours per week over the course of 8 weeks.*
Timeline: Recruitment will resume in 2019
Location: Can serve from anywhere in the U.S.
We are not currently recruiting for Peer Mentors, if you share your contact information with us using the link below, we will reach out when we have a role available for which you might be a good fit.
*The Communities of HEALing Mentor Training Program is a collaboration between Project HEAL and the Carolyn Costin Institute. The training is designed to ground mentors in the 8 Keys to Recovery, a framework developed by renowned clinician and eating disorder recovery advocate Carolyn Costin, as well as gold standard practices for peer support and mentorship.