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Become a Lyme Link Peer Mentor

Support others who are living with Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

What is a GLA Lyme Link Peer Mentor?

Someone who has been affected by Lyme disease and/or other tick-borne illness and wants to “get involved and do more” to support others who are currently trying to navigate their way through the journey.
Lyme Link peer mentors are:

  • Empathetic and want to support others who are seeking support and guidance
  • Understand how overwhelming it is living with Lyme disease and/or other tick-borne illness
  • Have a positive outlook and are now living well with Lyme disease
  • Knowledgeable and willing to share what they have learned

Who are GLA Lyme Link Mentors?

If you have been affected by Lyme disease or other tick-borne illness and want to volunteer to support someone who is newly diagnosed, or has been living with chronic symptoms, or are a caregiver or family member. Peer mentors are empathetic and can provide emotional support and understanding to someone who is living with Lyme disease and/or other tick-borne illness.

  • You’ve been diagnosed with Lyme disease and/or other tick-borne illnesses and are willing to share what you have learned and your experiences to help someone overcome their challenges
  • You are a caregiver, family member, or spouse who has been actively involved in supporting someone with Lyme and/or other tick-borne illness
  • You are a parent who has or is still managing a child who was diagnosed with Lyme and/or other tick-borne illness
  • A spouse who has supported their partner through their illness and can provide guidance and insight into maintaining a healthy family dynamic

To apply, you should:

  • Have at least 1 years’ experience living with Lyme disease and/or other tick-borne illness – patient, caregiver, parent, spouse, or other family members
  • Have a positive outlook and are currently thriving
  • Have time to volunteer to support others
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Be willing to share your experiences
  • Be willing to follow GLA established guidelines
  • Be willing to have a background check

Apply to become a peer mentor

 
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