Foster Grandparent Volunteer

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RSVP and The Volunteer Center

Do you want to make a difference in a child's life? Consider joining the Green Mountain Foster Grandparent Program.

The Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) is a federally funded program that has successfully placed thousands of older adults in nonprofit organizations that serve children nationwide. FGP provides opportunities for volunteers to lend their time, skills, and life experiences to assist children in reaching their potential. Foster Grandparents provide mentoring and role modeling for children of all ages.

Foster Grandparents give anywhere from 15 to 40 hours a week and receive a stipend, monthly in-service trainings, and travel reimbursement. Foster Grandparents are not intended to be a replacement for regular staff, but rather provide an added dimension of one on one attention that contributes to achieving developmentally appropriate skills for children of all ages.

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About RSVP and The Volunteer Center

Location:

6 Court Street, Rutland, VT 05701, US

Mission Statement

RSVP and The Volunteer Center is committed to leading the effort to expand the use of service and volunteering as key solutions that respond to our communities' most pressing challenges. Our mission is to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering.

Description

RSVP & The Volunteer Center assists individuals in discovering interesing and meaningful volunteer options, providing initial and ongoing volunteer placement and support services through our staff of volunteer management professionals.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

RSVP & The Volunteer Center6 Court StreetRutland, VT 05701

(43.60793,-72.97544)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 15 hours a week during the school year.

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