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HAND relies entirely on volunteers to support our programs. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please contact us or click here for an application.

HAND of the Peninsula’s Annual Volunteer Training
Saturday, January 28, 2017
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. in San Mateo

Mills Health Center
100 South San Mateo Drive
San Mateo, CA 94401

HAND’s annual volunteer training is for parents, family and friends interested in supporting HAND by volunteering in various ways including:

  • facilitating meetings
  • offering peer support to parents with a recent loss
  • serving on our Board of Directors
  • doing outreach to local hospitals and healthcare providers
  • managing our website (using WordPress)
  • providing administrative support

The training is free and lunch will be provided.

The morning session (9-11:30) will be a general orientation for all new volunteers.
The afternoon session (12-3) will cover peer support and facilitating meetings.
New volunteers wanting to provide peer support, facilitate meetings, or make presentations should attend the whole training. Those interested only in non-direct support activities may just come to the morning session.

Registration is required by January 14, 2017.

To sign up, please complete a volunteer application at: or email