Female mentor needed for an 8 year old girl impacted by cancer

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ORGANIZATION: Walk With Sally

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Walk With Sally is looking for a mentor for an 8 year old girl in our program whose mother is being treated for breast cancer. She likes drawing, flowers, favorite subjects in school include math, reading, would want to be a Librarian, an ideal Saturday consists of a Water Park to go swimming and on slides and likes cats. She lives in Highland Park, can you become her friend?

You will spend one on one time with your mentee, be a friend, a support system and an advocate should they need additional support. We also host monthly friendship activities that create a sense of community among the mentors and mentees in our program. Please see below for more information. Mentor Requirements:
-California Driver's license -22 years or older -Have a cancer story. Either have a loved one experience cancer or you are a cancer survivor (in remission for 5 years or more) -Commit to a minimum of 6 hours a month for one year

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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
Women
Children & Youth, Community, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Los Angeles, CA 90042

(34.11759,-118.18833)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 22
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 hours a month for a minimum of one year
  • -Have a cancer story. Either have a loved one experience cancer or you are a cancer survivor (in remission for 5 years or more)

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