Mentor a 14 year old girl impacted by cancer

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ORGANIZATION: Walk With Sally

Female mentor

Works with: One girl, 14 years old

We are looking for a mentor for a 14 year old girl whose mom passed away from cancer. She needs a friend! She likes going to the park, music, dogs, painting and hanging with friends. She lives in Los Angeles, 90044. Can you be there for her?

Description of Role:

Cancer changes everything for the family and children enrolled in our program would like support from a mentor during hard times. Walk With Sally is dedicated to providing hope through our individualized mentoring and community building services to empower children experiencing trauma through a parent, guardians, relative, sibling's cancer journey. No one should face a loved one's cancer alone. Help us, help them!

Responsibilities:

  • Commit to the program requirements and assigned mentee for a minimum of 1 year
  • Curate positive, creative, and/or outdoors activities to engage mentee for at least 6-8 hours each month (We also suggest free of cost activities for you to fulfill this requirement)
  • Participate quarterly in a mentor roundtables to connect with other mentors and build community
  • Maintain regular contact with assigned Case Manager for further support, guidance, and/or access to resources
  • Have fun, be you, and take of yourself too

Qualifications Needed:

  • 22 years of age or older
  • Have lived with or lost a parent / sibling/ friend/ loved one to cancer or are a cancer survivor (must be in remission for 5 years)
  • Successfully pass background check


Please feel free to check out our website at www.walkwithsally.org or leave us a comment with any additional questions you may have.

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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 Los Angeles, CA 90044

(33.94788,-118.29359)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 22
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6-8 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 (with 5 years in remission)

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