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BECOME A Companion Workshop

Participants will be introduced to the revolutionary Companionship Model, that has five very important tenets: Hospitality, neighboring, side-by-side, listening, and accompaniment. The 3-hour workshop will provide participants an understanding of how to move from a transactional exchange model to a relational engagement model that enables substantial change when helping others. Workshop participants will also learn the importance of integrating Companionship into their organizations and communities.

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Taste of Companionship

Community Trainer Training - Companionship

Do you want to lead Companionship Workshops? Apply to be certified as a Community Trainer! This virtual course includes 

  • "Become a Companion," a three-hour workshop that teaches participants the principles and practices of Companionship

  • Instructor Training, an 8-hour workshop that teaches people to lead Companionship workshops themselves.


An application is required via our Reference Form.

Support group

Community Trainer Training

Companionship is intended to be done in and with the support of community.  To be considered for Community Trainer Training - Companionship, each trainer applicant is required to submit the application and a letter of recommendation.  Please note that references are subject to phone verification and that by submitting this form, you are giving permission to Pathways to Promise to contact your reference. 

Please select an individual from your community who can attest to your suitability of becoming a Certified Community Trainer - Companionship to complete this form.  It is important that this individual knows you and your work well enough to be able to thoughtfully and completely respond to all the questions. 

Community trainer FAQs

Before you apply...

Becoming a Community Trainer is an exciting opportunity and we are thrilled that you are interested. Being a successful Community Trainer - Companionship is highly rewarding; however, this role also requires a serious commitment of time, energy, and creativity. Before applying to become a Community Trainer, you should fully understand what is necessary for certification as well as your long-term success as a Community Trainer - Companionship.


We have answered the following questions:

1. Who should apply to be a Community Trainer?
2. What is required to become a Community Trainer?
3. What is the tuition cost for the virtual training?
4. What is the cancellation policy for paid tuition?
5. What is the Community Trainer training structure?
6. What are the outcomes of the Community Trainer Training?

7. What are my commitments as a Community Trainer?
8. How do I maintain being a Community Trainer?

Answers to the questions

1. Who should apply to be a Community Trainer - Companionship?

2. What is required to become a Community Trainer?

3. What is the tuition cost for the virtual training?

4. What is the Cancellation Policy for paid training?  

5. What is the Community Trainer Training Structure?

6. What are the outcomes of the Community Trainer Training?

7. What are my commitments as a Community Trainer?​

 8. How do I maintain being a Community Trainer?

Community Trainer Q&A

Locations of Community Trainers - Companionship

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