Volunteer as a Foster Grandparent

Volunteer as a Foster Grandparent


Make a Difference By Impacting Children, Your Community, and Yourself as a Foster Grandparent

Why are Foster Grandparents Important?
By offering love and support, Foster Grandparents forever change the lives of the children they serve and their own lives as well. Children and senior volunteers alike benefit from the inter-generational relationship. The relationship developed between the Foster Grandparent and those they serve is the heart of this program. The intangible benefits of being a Foster Grandparent are immeasurable.

Foster Grandparent Volunteer Benefits

  • Flexible scheduling and time off
  • Companionship with fellow seniors
  • Love received from the children whom the Foster Grandparents serve
  • Tax-Free stipend averaging over $200 a month provided to those who meet financial guidelines
  • Meals at most sites
  • Monthly training sessions
  • Transportation reimbursement

Become a Foster Grandparent Volunteer

Becoming a volunteer is easy and rewarding with the following requirements:

  • Be 55 years of age or older
  • Have a genuine love for others
  • Be able to volunteer at least 15 hours per week
  • Submit an application and schedule an interview
  • Complete screening and background process
  • Complete orientation training

 
Click here for a Foster Grandparent Application Form