The Foster Grandparent Program offers people, age 55 and older,
opportunities to serve as mentors and tutors for early childhood children .
They provide 10-30 hours of weekly service Foundations 4 adVANCEment Early Childhood Academy. When a Foster Grandparent is assigned to a child, the primary focus should be on the relationship between the Foster Grandparent and the child. Activities should help Grandparents communicate with their assigned childrenand facilitate constructive person-to-person relationships. Foster Grandparents are
encouraged to provide warm friendship, interests, understanding, individualized
attention and unhurried help as required by the particular needs of a child. Foster
Grandparents work in a variety of settings.
- Child Development
- Child Care
- Literacy / Reading
- Teaching / Instruction
Good Match For
Kids People 55+
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 55
- 10-30 hours a week