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GRANDMAS2GO INC

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Help us to re-build "the village" that has sustained families for eons! Become a trained and trusted home visitor to mentor, nurture and support local families who don't have extended family members in the area. Help new parents, spend time with families, nurture babies and toddlers, and strengthen families in our community. Be a Grandma2Go ... because our families can't do it alone!

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About GRANDMAS2GO INC

Location:

140 S HOLLY ST SUITE 1291, MEDFORD, OR 97501, US

Mission Statement

Grandmas2Go matches "trained and trusted women of wisdom and experience" with struggling families to mentor, nurture and support parents and babies during the critical years of childhood brain development - from pregnancy to preschool.

Description

Grandmas2Go serves struggling and "at-risk" families in Southern Oregon who are separated from extended family - either by distance or dysfunction. Our home visiting services are available free to any family that needs our help. Our volunteers undergo background checks and receive 12 hours of basic training including: childhood brain growth; the lifelong effects of early trauma; current best practices in infant/toddler care; positive parenting; and compassionate listening skills; plus continuing education at Grandma Gatherings held twice each month. We enjoy our time with families as well as time spent with like-minded women who are staying active, involved and giving back to their communities.
Grandmas2Go-Family Coaches was named one of the top five most innovative, intergenerational programs in the 2017 Encore Prize competition; and has been featured in Forbes and MarketWatch, as well as in local and regional media. Visit our website to learn more: www.grandmas2go.org. Our goal is to bring Grandmas2Go to every community where there are struggling families and senior women with the compassion, comittment and the desire to help the next generation of families to be the best that they can be!

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

140 S. Holly Street,Suite 1291MedfordMedford, OR 97501

(42.32328,-122.87527)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Development
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Fundraising
  • Administrative Support
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 49
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible scheduling 2+ hours/week
  • Compassion, love for babies/children/parents

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