The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Be a Foster Grandparent at one of the local schools, Head Start centers and day cares. Foster Grandparents help children learn to read, and/or tutor children in other academic subjects. Acting as a role model, they gain trust, encourage good manners, and basic skills that children need to be successful adult.
To be a Foster Grandparent you must be 55 years and older, meet income eligibility guidelines, be able to physically work in a classroom setting and have a love for children.
As a Foster Grandparent you will receive a small, non-taxable, stipend. travel reimbursements, monthly in-services & training, paid time off, free lunches at the school, and fun recognition events.
To make a difference in the life of a child, please contact the Foster Grandparent Program at (308) 635-3089, or visit their website at www.capwn.org.
Reading / Writing
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55 years old, meet income eligibility guidelines, ability to physically work in a classroom setting