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112 North Main StreetAberdeen, SD 57401
Reading together


Get involved with helping children succeed in school! The time you spend with elementary students will make a difference for the rest of their lives. Volunteers will spend time one-on-one with children who need addtional help in reading, comprehension and spelling. You may help with art projects, conduct flash card drills or help children in making up missed school work. You can be a positive role model and encourage the children to do their best! Benefit Foster Grandparents receive:

  • Non-taxable stipend from $159-$487 per month, depending on the number of hours you volunteer. This stipend does not affect your social security, subsidized housing, Medicare, Medicaid, food stamps, etc.
  • Paid orientation and training
  • Free daily meal at site (when available)
  • Transportation assistance
  • Supplemental insurance when on duty
  • Paid time off including holidays, vacation and sick leave


  • Child Development
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Reading / Writing

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Between 15 - 40 hours per week

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