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Disclaimer - Create the Change® partners with nonprofit organizations that we believe offer age-appropriate service opportunities for youth and families. All of our partners sign a collaboration agreement promising to provide age-appropriate activities in a safe environment. Create the Change® does not run, host, or facilitate the service opportunities seen here, nor are we responsible in any way for the management (financial or otherwise) of the organizations we feature. Always be sure to research the nonprofit organization and service opportunities available to make sure it's a good fit for you before getting started. You may find the organization's contact information on their profiles.

Duration

30-Minutes or Less

Directions

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How Often Is This Offered?

Daily

Age Range

  • 6th - 8th
  • High School

Help Required

Adult

Description

You might know an incredible adult human who is ALSO a great fit to be a mentor.  This mentor would connect with a child between the ages of 7-17 who has a parent/guardian or sibling who has passed away from cancer, is going through cancer, or is in remission from cancer.

What's Needed To Complete

The qualities and attributes of your mentor ideally include: 22+ years old Loves working with kids Has been impacted by cancer “ either witnessing a loved one's battle or is a cancer survivor Background check “ LiveScan fingerprinting “ TB Test Willing to commit 6-8 hours monthly for at least one year.

Special Requirements

None

How It Makes A Difference

Through this friendship, the children have an advocate who can offer guidance and give them the individualized attention they need.

Where to Serve

In-Person/On Site

Instructions

Talk with your 'amazing adult' about becoming a mentor. You can review the overview of the program https://walkwithsally.org/our-programs/the-mentor-program-for-children-impacted-by-cancer/here. If your candidate is interested, they will complete an https://www.tfaforms.com/386378in-take form which also asks for their interests so that we can make a good match. Any questions, please reach out to us!

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