Earn a Stipend with AmeriCorps Seniors

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ORGANIZATION: Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee and the CAC Office on Aging


Are you age 55+ and looking to supplement your income?

AmeriCorps Seniors has two programs in Knoxville/Knox County that provide a stipend to income qualifying senior volunteers. The federally funded stipend does not count against any existing benefits a senior has.

Foster Grandparents matches senior volunteers with classrooms in local schools. Volunteers help teachers in the classroom and mentor students, giving them an encouraging role model and extra adult support.

Senior Companions matches senior volunteers with other seniors who need in-home help and companionship. Volunteers help with light housework or meal prep as well as keeping their senior company.

Minimum requirements:

Age 55 or older
15 hours of volunteering a week
Stipend is available for income-qualifying seniors

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About Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee and the CAC Office on Aging


2247 Western Avenue, PO Box 51650, Knoxville TN, 37950, Knoxville, TN 37921, US

Mission Statement

The Knoxville - Knox County Community Action Committee: Helping People, Changing Lives.

Community action changes people's lives, embodies the spirit of hope, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.

The Knoxville - Knox County CAC Office on Aging provides a wide variety of services and information for local senior citizens and their families.


Knoxville - Knox County CAC and CAC Office on Aging have many programs available to assist local community needs; and many of these programs utilize volunteers to assist with making a positive impact in the lives of Knox County community members.


Children & Youth
Children & Youth, Community, Seniors


We'll work with your schedule.


2247 Western AvenueKnoxville, TN 37921



  • General Education
  • Mentoring
  • Youth Services
  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Social Work


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 55
  • Minimum of 15 hours a week. Those looking for a smaller commitment with AmeriCorps Seniors can email rsvp@knoxseniors.org to join RSVP, a volunteer program for seniors with no minimum hour requirement.

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