Female mentor needed for a 13 year old girl impacted by cancer

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ORGANIZATION: Walk With Sally

Female mentor

We are looking for a mentor for a 13 year old girl living in Pasadena whose father is currently battling cancer. She likes tennis, hanging out after school with friends, English, History, and PE in school, interested in becoming an Interior Designer, Drawing and Painting. Can you become her friend?

When Cancer hits the family it changes everything, especially for the child. Walk With Sally is dedicated to providing hope through our individualized mentoring and community support services to empower children experiencing trauma through a parent, guardians, or sibling's cancer journey. No one should face a loved one's cancer alone. We are looking for mentors to provide hope for these children and their families.

Become a Walk With Sally Mentor

To become a mentor you must have lived with or lost a parent/ sibling to cancer or are a cancer survivor (and be in remission for at least 5 years). You must be able to commit to the program for a minimum of 1 year. The hours shared together are 6-8 hours per month. All mentors must successfully complete and application, interview and background checks. Mentors need to be 22 years or older.

Please contact info@walkwithsally.org for more information or submit your interest through Vol Match. Please feel free to check out our website at www.walkwithsally.org!

Come join Walk With Sally!

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About Walk With Sally

Location:

840 Apollo Street, Suite 324, El Segundo, CA 90245, US

Mission Statement

Walk With Sally is dedicated to lessening the burden of cancer for children and families through critical programs and services by way of mentorship, mental health support, art healing, and financial empowerment.

Description

Walk With Sally believes no child should walk alone in the face of a loved one's cancer journey. Because we don't want cancer to define or limit children for the rest of their lives, we create hope, healing and a supportive community through individualized mentoring, which transforms the lives not only of the children, but also of the families impacted by cancer.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Crisis Support
Children & Youth, Community, Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Pasadena, CA 91104

(34.16577,-118.11812)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Crisis Intervention
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Mentoring

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 22
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 hours per month for a minimum of 1 year
  • Volunteers must have lived with or lost a parent or sibling to cancer; or be a survivor themselves (5 years in remission or more)

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