The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Opportunities for seniors with limited income to earn a stipend while volunteering with special needs children in community end educational settings.
Purpose: To provide extra care and attention to special needs children in order to improve their physical, mental, emotional and social development so they may grow to reach their maximum potential and become as independent as possible. To serve children in local Head Start Programs, public and private schools, and after school programs.
Qualifications: Age 60 years or older. Annual income falls within Federally established guidelines. Must be willing and able to volunteer with children an average of 20 hours per week. Health, as determined by physical examination, must be adequate to meet the demands of the position without detriment to self or children served.