Foster Grandparent Volunteer/tutor mentor


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


830 West End CourtSuite 900Vernon Hills, IL 60061


To connect the senior with children

The create meaningful relationships with children who have special needs

To provide extra care and attention to children who have exceptional needs by providing love, encouragement and companionship on a one on one


Listening and talking

Mentoring and Tutoring

Modeling appropriate behaviors and skills

Encourage Socialization

Telling Stories

Reinforcing lessons taught by teachers

Assisting with reading and other academic subjects

Helping children to follow directions and accomplish work

Working in art/craft projects

This volunteer position pays a small stipend and reinburses for transportation. Must meet income qualifications.


Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • 20 hours per week
  • Must be a resident of Lake or McHenry Counties

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