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142 Ferry RoadEast Palatka, FL 32131


Foster Grandparent volunteers are needed to tutor/mentor children with exceptional or special needs in elementary schools throughout Putnam County. Basic eligiblity requirements apply.

Applicants must:

  • Be at least 55 years of age;
  • Be loving, patient, and enjoy working with children;
  • Meet federal income eligibility guidelines;
  • Be able to serve an average of 20 hours/week;
  • Obtain medical clearance;
  • Pass state and FBI National background checks and a national sexual predator check.

Applicants accepted into the program receive:

  • A tax-free stipend, currently $2.65/hour;
  • A modest travel reimbursment;
  • Pre-service training and ongoing training;
  • Supplemental accident and liabilty insurance while on duty;
  • A meal while on duty.

To learn more about how you can make a difference, call or email Lisa Valukevich, FGP Director: (386) 328-8875 or


Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • a full school year

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