Foster Grandparent Tutor Volunteer

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Foster Grandparent volunteer reading with student
Foster Grandparent volunteer reading with student

Foster Grandparent volunteers work one-to-one with students to help them learn to read, improve academics, provide positive encouragement, and to serve as a role model. They make a difference in the life of a child!

Volunteers serve in schools, Head Start centers, or after school programs and may choose the days and hours they are able to give. All volunteers receive training, transportation reimbursement, and annual recognition.

Interested candidates must be age 55 years and over and enjoy sharing their time and experience with children. An application and a background check are part of the registration process to begin this rewarding volunteer opportunity.

Volunteers who meet income guidelines and are able to commit to a minimum of 5 hours each week may also qualify to earn a non-taxable hourly stipend, paid holiday, sick, and vacation hours through the Foster Grandparent Program.

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2929 Harrison St, Oshkosh, WI 54901, US

Mission Statement

Creating opportunities for people and communities to reduce poverty and increase self-sufficiency.



The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) provides opportunities for individuals age 55 and over to make a difference in their community through volunteer service. RSVP volunteers choose when, where and how long they would like to serve at schools, day care centers, police departments, hospitals and other nonprofit and public organizations to help meet critical community needs. RSVP offers maximum flexibility and choice to its volunteers. RSVP matches the personal interests and skills of older Americans with opportunities to help solve community problems and offers supplemental insurance while they serve. There is a pre-service orientation, and on-the-job training from the agency or organization where volunteers are placed.


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19 W 1st StreetFond du Lac, WI 54936



  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Tutoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • Special Needs


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers choose days and times that work best.
  • Registration, Background Checks, and training

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