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Copper Lake/Lincoln Hills School FGP

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Lincoln Hills School Foster Grandparent Program

The Foster Grandparent Program offers seniors age 60 and older opportunities to serve as mentors, tutors, and loving caregivers for children and youth with special needs. If you are interested in serving as a Foster Grandparent, you must meet income eligibility guidelines, and you will receive a modest, tax-free stipend to offset the cost of volunteering. Foster Grandparents serve 20 hours a week, usually 4 hours a day Monday through Friday, serving children with one-on-one, direct service. Other benefits include reimbursement for transportation, some meals during service, an annual physical, and accident and liability insurance while on duty. Pre-Service and monthly training sessions provided.

Foster Grandparents offer emotional support to children who have been abused and neglected, mentor troubled teenagers and young mothers, and care for premature infants and children with physical disabilities and severe illness and tutor children who lag behind in reading. Their personal attention helps 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. They often serve in community organizations such as schools, hospitals, Head Start, and youth centers. 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, Volunteer must meet income eligibility requirement, Volunteer serves 20 hours a week for a year

Benefits: Meals, Accident / Liability, Transportation Costs, Stipend, Training

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About Lincoln Hills School Foster Grandparent Program

Location:

w4380 Copper Lake Rd., Irma, WI 54442, US

Mission Statement

To give back to the community by helping our youth.

Description

Seniors helping youth one child at a time.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

W4380 Cooper Lake RdIrma, WI 54442

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training

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