Be a mentor - Help a child with IBD
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Crohn's and Colitis Connect Mentoring Program
You can . . .
- Make a difference
- Help a child with IBD
- Learn more about IBD
- Meet other people like you
Get matched with a mentee age 10-17 years and
- Get together 1-2 times per month
- Text, video chat (e.g., Skype, FaceTime), or call once a week
- Attend group activities with other mentors and mentees
- For 1 year
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Crohn's and Colitis Connect Mentoring - Nationwide Children's Hospital
Nationwide Children's Hospital, 700 Children's Drive, Columbus, OH 43205, US
The mission of the Crohn’s and Colitis Connect Mentoring Program is for mentors to empower youth to live well with IBD.
The Crohn's and Colitis Connect Mentoring Program was developed from empirical research on mentoring programs, best practices that have been developed from this research, resources from Big Brothers Big Sisters and MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, and focus groups conducted with youth with IBD, their parents, and young adults with IBD. The program is funded by the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Nationwide Children's HospitalColumbus, OH 43205
- Child Development
- Child Care
- People Skills
- Relationship Building
- Background Check
- Must be at least 16
- Orientation or Training
- 3-4 hours per month
- Crohn's or ulcerative colitis at least 1 year & managing it well; live in Columbus area; pass screen