• Help Save Summer Camp

    save summer campDear Friends, We need your help to save summer camp! Sign our petition and write a letter now! For more than 20 years, Camp Northern Lights near Haliburton, Ont. has provided The Peer Project | Youth Assisting Youth with a home for a weekend a year so at-risk and newcomer kids from Toronto can experience the wilderness. For many kids, it is their first night sky, their first camp fire or their first swim in a fresh-water lake. “Growing up as ... Read more
  • Peer Project Mentor Nicole Gives Back and Finds a Friend For Life

    nicole and her menteeYou wake up, go to work, stay late, maybe sneak in a workout and repeat. This is a cycle that many in Toronto follow. If you like your job, it can be rewarding, but for some the job just isn’t enough to feel satisfied. Nicole Dong was one of those people. “I was literally feeling an emptiness,” says Nicole, who works in marketing but studied international development. Instead of going out and spending her paycheck on stuff to make her feel better ... Read more

Become a Mentor

Are you a focused, hard-working and selfless leader? Join a group of people just like you to go one-on-one with kids in need. The 6- to 15-year-old kids you can help are full of potential and just in need of a few nudges and bumps to attain the balanced, healthy and happy life they deserve.

The newcomer and at-risk kids need 16- to 29-year-olds (especially males) to step up.

Become a mentor

What is it Like as a Mentor?

Mentors come from all different walks of life; an interesting thread running throughout their stories is their own unexpected growth and evolution. This experience can change you!

Want to learn more, find out what life is like as a mentor by reading Our Mentor Stories.

Gift of Mentorship
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