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Northwest IowaNorthwest Iowa, IA 51247


Do you like children?
Do you have some free time?
Want to make a difference or
give back to your community?

Consider joining the Foster Grandparent Program.
As a Foster Grandparent you can help children in your community by providing extra one-to-one attention and support. Foster Grandparents work in schools, day cares and Head Start centers. Volunteers, age 55 and better, are needed at 38 different sites in Sioux, Lyon, O'Brien, Plymouth, Osceola and Dickinson Counties.

For Volunteering, you may receive these benefits:

* Tax-free stipend averaging $200 a month provided
to those who meet income guidelines
* Meals and transportation costs
* Local placement
* Monthly training sessions
* Flexible scheduling
* Companionship with fellow seniors
* Love received from children that the
Foster Grandparents serve

Be a mentor and role model to children in your own community.


  • Mentoring

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

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