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Foster Grandparent Program of Greater Waterbury & the Central Naugatuck Valley

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Foster Grandparent Program of Greater Waterbury & the Central Naugatuck Valley

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Thank you for your interest in the Foster Grandparent Program sponsored by New Opportunities, Inc. of Waterbury, CT. The Foster Grandparent Program is funded through AmeriCorps Seniors, a federal agency that brings people age 55 and older together to tackle the country’s most pressing challenges through national service and volunteering. Volunteers with qualifying income may receive a small stipend.

If you are 55 or older and want to share your experience and compassion to tutor and mentor children, please contact us today!

The Foster Grandparent Program of Greater Waterbury & the Central Naugatuck Valley: 203-575-4245
See our agency website: http://www.newoppinc.org/foster-grandparentsThank you again for your interest

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About Foster Grandparent Program of Greater Waterbury & the Central Naugatuck Valley

Location:

232 North Elm Street, Waterbury, CT 06702, US

Mission Statement

The mission of New Opportunities, Inc. is to improve the quality of life for economically disadvantaged individuals by providing the necessary resources to increase their standard of living, foster self-improvement, and maximize self-empowerment. Sponsored locally by New Opportunities, Inc., the Foster Grandparent Program is a federally-funded program through AmeriCorps Seniors.

Description

The Foster Grandparent Program activities are focused primarily in the City of Waterbury and the Central Naugatuck Valley in the communities where program volunteers reside and where the greatest need exists for their services. Foster Grandparent volunteers donate thousands of hours of service each year and can be found helping children achieve their potential in schools, childcare centers, and community organizations.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

232 North Elm StreetWaterbury, CT 06702

(41.55891,-73.03443)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Child Development
  • Reading / Writing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Foster Grandparent volunteers serve from 5 to 40 hours per week.

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