YOUNG ADULTS

Step 1

Let us know a little bit about yourself.

Step 2

Hop on a video call and chat about…

Step 3

We find a mentor in your community who shares that passion

Mentor

You

Career Interests

Step 4

You get a behind the scenes look at the profession(s) with a customized internship and/or hang out with your mentor regularly:

  1. Learn about your passion through conversation
  2. Use passion project activity kits with you mentor for hands on experiences.

Have questions? We'd love to chat.​

Young Adult Friendships

Isabelle loves learning new things from her mentor, Anita. Whether she is getting information from a PowerPoint virtually or visiting a cat clinic in-person, Isabelle learns something new every time she talks to Anita.
Isabelle
– Vet tech
Age: 20
Jordan dreams of one day being able to go to work and talk about sports live on-air all day. When he got paired with Dan from the Washington Wild Things, we knew this would open the door to a multitude of possibilities for Jordan.
Jordan
– Sports Broadcaster
Age: 24
Madison is passionate about animals, specifically zookeeping and animal rehabilitation. She got to learn more when her mentor, Jes, took her to the Oglebay Good Zoo.
Madison
– Animal Rehab & Zookeeping
Age: 18
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Frequently Asked Questions

Within the next work day, we will reach out to you to set up a video call. We begin by sharing more about the program and answer any questions you have. If you’re interested in participating, we dive into what you’re passionate and immediately begin the search for a local mentor! The mentor search typically takes four weeks. We will keep you posted throughout our search.

All mentors undergo a rigorous eligibility process including an application, interview, and state required background checks.

A Connecting Champions employee is on every single video meeting with the you and your mentor.

Although the mentor experience is specifically for the young adult, siblings may be able to join as well.

It does not matter what stage you are in during the cancer journey. Whether you were just diagnosed or are 10 years out of treatment, we are here and ready to find a mentor! We serve up to age 26.

Connecting Champions supplies everything you need to make the most of your mentoring experience.

On average, our mentees and mentors meet 1 to 3 times per month. The frequency is based on our mentees’ needs and mentors’ availability. Meetings generally last 30 to 60 minutes.

That’s no problem – if you ever change your mind about a particular interest, or want to learn something new, just let us know! We are here to make this experience the best possible. 

Reach Out to Us

Or contact Friendship@ConnectingChampions.org / 412.376.3755

Reach Out to Us

Or contact Friendship@ConnectingChampions.org / 412.376.3755