The Kids Cancer Care Teen Leadership Program is for teens in grades 10 to 12 who have been affected by childhood cancer and certain hematological disorders. Patients, survivors, siblings and bereaved siblings get opportunities to develop as leaders through self-reflection, peer support, skill building, volunteerism and a service trip.
Teens meet monthly throughout the school year to develop and practice skills in communication, organization, responsibility and public speaking. The teens engage in volunteer work at Kids Cancer Care programs as well as other local non-profits. A major highlight of the program is the travel project, where teens in their final year of the program (or in grade 12), raise funds and awareness to travel to an impoverished community to help in meaningful ways.
If you have a teen who is interested in joining this year’s program, we will be holding an Information Night on Monday, August 29, 2016 at Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Centre.
For more information or to register, email Nikki Lamarche or call her at 403 984 6209.