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Eating Disorder Recovery Mentor

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Rock Recovery

Description: Are you recovered from an eating disorder? Do you feel strong enough in your recovery to help someone who is struggling break free? If so, a mentor volunteer role may be just the fit for you!

DC-based nonprofit Rock Recovery provides affordable and accessible outpatient clinical and support programs for people of all genders with eating disorders. Rock Recovery pairs each of our clinical clients with a mentor who can serve as an encourager and sounding board to them in their recovery journey.

Some examples of what you may do as a mentor include:

  • Meeting your mentee for (virtual or in-person) coffee or meals
  • Having weekly check-in Zoom calls
  • Texting and checking-in on goals throughout the week
  • Praying together or providing spiritual support and encouragement

Mentors are provided thorough training and support as they develop a mentorship relationship with one of Rock Recovery's clinical clients. Mentors are required to check-in with their mentees a minimum of 1x each week. Mentors can meet with their mentees virtually or in-person.

Time commitment: 4 hours per month

Requisite skills and characteristics:

  • Must be 21+
  • Significant personal experience with disordered eating and recovery/lack of disordered behavior for at least two years
  • Active listening skills
  • Empathy
  • Commitment
  • Integrity

**Rock Recovery is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that supports the journey to freedom from disordered eating through holistic and accessible recovery programming, nationwide faith support service and community education and empowerment. Rock Recovery offers all clinical programs and community services without regard to religion, race, nationality, gender, ethnic origin or sexual identity. Our doors are open to all who wish to partake on their journey to freedom with us.

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Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org


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To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.


Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.


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