Foster Grandparent Program
    

 

As a Foster Grandparent, you can make a difference in the life of a child with special needs by serving as their "Grandma" or "Grandpa" in places such as Head Start Centers, schools or day care facilities.

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Foster grandparents are classroom volunteers that share their time to enhance the quality of life of children and youth in preschools, Head Start centers and schools. Volunteers must be income eligible (within 200% of the poverty level) and 55 or older. Volunteers must be able to serve 5 to 40 hours per week 9 months of the year.

           

Benefits:

            ~ $3/hour stipend (does not count as income)

            ~ Meals while volunteering

            ~ Mileage/transportation

            ~ Clearances

            ~ Training

 

The Foster Grandparent Program is funded in part by the Corporation of National Community Service, the United Way of Bradford County, the Susquehanna County United Way, and the Lycoming County United Way serving Lycoming, Susquehanna, and Tioga Counties; and is sponsored by the B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, Inc.

 

Contact us to learn more, or fill out an application here.

 

 



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