The Foster Grandparent Program places seniors age 55 and older in schools, day cares and head start class rooms to serve as mentors, tutors, and friends to children that have special or exceptional needs. If you are interested in serving as a Foster Grandparent, you will receive benefits such as a tax-free stipend, transportation assistance, paid training, paid time off and annual recognition events. Foster Grandparents serve a minimum of 15 hours a week.
Foster Grandparents offer personal attention to children in their local community that could benefit from a senior's love, wisdom and guidance. Our volunteers help these young people grow, gain confidence, and become full and productive members of society. In the process, Foster Grandparents strengthen communities by providing youth services that community budgets cannot afford and by building bridges across generations. Please contact us to find out how you can help a child as a Foster Grandparent!
Terms: Volunteer must be at least 55 years of age
Benefits: Meals, Accident / Liability, Medical Exams, Transportation Costs, Stipend, Training
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About CAMBRIA COUNTY FOSTER GRANDPARENT PROGRAM
110 Franklin Street, Suite 400, Johnstown, PA 15901, US
The Foster Grandparent Program aims to place lower income seniors as mentors, tutors and friends to local children in the community schools and daycares that could benefit from extra love and encouragement that seniors have to offer! We are funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service as well as by the Area Agency on Aging.
Make a Difference in the Life of a Child
The Foster Grandparent Program places seniors age 55 and older in schools, daycares, and head start classrooms as mentors, tutors, and friends to children in their local community that are in need of a little extra love and encouragement. If you are interested in serving as a Foster Grandparent, some of the benefits you will receive are a tax-free stipend, transportation assistance, paid time off, and paid training. Foster Grandparents serve a minimum of 15 hours a week, in sites close to their homes.