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New Jersey Foster Grandparent Program (Statewide)

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Education & Literacy
  • Employment
  • People with Disabilities
  • Seniors

Location

275 Greenbrook RoadGreen Brook, NJ 08812 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

To engage low income persons 60 and older who reside in New Jersey in volunteer service to meet critical community needs; and to provide a high quality volunteer experience that will enrich the lives of the volunteers.

Description

This program provides senior citizens the opportunity to work one-on-one with children having special or exceptional needs at various sites throughout the State, with particular emphasis on working with developmentally disabled children. Income-eligible volunteers receive a tax-free stipend of $2.65/hour plus travel reimbursement and can volunteer up to 20 hours/week.

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Would you recommend New Jersey Foster Grandparent Program (Statewide)?
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by Dorothy M. (April 3, 2021)
enjoy doing community service and giving back as a volunteer is an rewarding and special relationship with people. To do outreach you must humble yourself.

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