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Foster Grandparent Program of the Treasure Valley

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Aging Strong Programs by Jannus, Inc.

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 21 people are interested

Foster Grandparent volunteers create meaningful relationships with children by providing mentoring and tutoring in schools, Head Starts, and pre-school settings. We will help you find a site that best fits your interests and needs. Foster Grandparents are able to serve very near their homes.

Grandparents also receive a number of helpful benefits:

  • Hourly stipend ($3.00 per hour volunteering). This stipend is a non-taxable, reimbursement that does not affect eligibility for other income-based programs or services
  • Stipend reimbursement for sick days, holidays, and vacation
  • Mileage assistance for costs incurred to and from volunteer station

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About Aging Strong Programs by Jannus, Inc.

Location:

1607 W. Jefferson Street, BOISE, ID 83702, US

Mission Statement

Aging Strong Programs are housed under Jannus Inc, a non-profit health and human services organization helping individuals, families and communities in transition. Jannus changes lives through caring volunteers and a portfolio of diverse programs that promote health, advance policy and create opportunity.

Description

Aging Strong Programs provide volunteer opportunities through the Legacy Corps program as well as the Foster Grandparent program. Legacy Corps is a volunteer-powered program supporting family caregivers and older adults with an emphasis on the unique needs of veteran and military families. Highly trained, vetted and committed volunteers provide companionship respite each week. The Foster Grandparent program brings multi-generational learning to local classrooms. 55 + adult volunteers provide tutoring and mentoring, in person or online! Both of these volunteer opportunities are provided through the Aging Strong Program.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1607 W. Jefferson StreetBOISE, ID 83702

(43.6226,-116.2112)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Development
  • Mentoring
  • Youth Services
  • Tutoring

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • 12-40 hours
  • Limited annual income, interested in working with children, reflect a positive and flexible attitude

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