A mentor is not someone who walks ahead of you to show you how they did it. A mentor walks alongside you to show you what you can do.

Youth Mentoring Program For Children Impacted By Cancer

The Program

  • Match kids impacted by a loved one’s cancer with an adult who’s had a similar experience.
  • This “friendship” lasts one year, spending 6-8 hours a month together participating in activities out in the community.
  • Through this friendship, the children have an advocate who can offer guidance and give them the individualized attention they need.

The Children

  • Between the ages of 7 to 17
  • Have a parent, guardian, or sibling with cancer, who has passed away from cancer, is going through cancer, or is in remission from cancer.
  • Struggling to deal with the aftermath cancer can cause.

The Mentors

  • 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.
“I loved how WWS is a resource for the children and the families. It is also an organization that does not limit my time as to when & how I can volunteer.”