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AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Volunteer

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Wayne County Action Program, Inc.

  • 3 people are interested
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The AmeriCorps Senior encompasses the Foster Grandparent Program. Volunteers enroll in long term, ongoing volunteer service to provide support and unhurried help to children in classroom settings. Opportunities exist in Wayne, Ontario, Seneca and Yates counties schools and head start programs.

Volunteers serve a minimum of 15 to maximum 40 hours per week in a consistent placement.
They are assigned to support specific children within their classroom setting.

Foster Grandparent volunteers earn a modest stipend for their service and are compensated for mileage to/from their service site.

Foster Grandparents must be age 55 or older, and meet income eligibility to enroll.

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About Wayne County Action Program, Inc.

Location:

159 Montezuma Street, Lyons, NY 14489, US

Mission Statement

"Coordinating resources to empower and inspire people in need to reach their full potential."

Description

Wayne County Action Program, Inc. is a community action agency established in 1966. We offer a variety of services for individuals and families.

We also provide volunteer opportunities and servcies through the Corporation for National and Community Service, including the Senior Corps 'Foster Grandparent Program' and 'Retired/Senior Volunteer Program'. We also administer the Finger Lakes Living Healthy AmeriCorps program.

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Wayne Ontario Seneca Yates countiesLyons, NY 14489

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Child Development
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Special Needs
  • Child Advocacy
  • Reading / Writing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Service is ongoing, 15 - 40 hours per week
  • Volunteers must meet income eligibility to enroll and serve. Pass a criminal conviction check.

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