Foster Grandparent

Catholic Charities AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Program

AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparents tutor and mentor youth in schools & non-profit settings.
Foster Grandparents are over age 55 and volunteer 9+ hours per week, tutoring and mentoring youth. 
• Help children to follow directions, focus, and stay on task to complete work
• Encourage and praise children
• Assist with reading, math, and other academic subjects
• Read to, play games with and tell children stories
• Teach appropriate behaviors and social skills. 

REWARDS: Use your life skills to make an impact in a child’s life. Be needed and feel useful while gaining a sense of accomplishment and joy. Increase self-esteem and socialization with others. 

Opportunities available in: Princeton, Zimmerman, Elk River, Big Lake, Otsego
Volunteers are age 55+, all volunteers receive mileage to and from their site and if income qualifying a small tax-free stipend.

Additional Details
  • Background check required
  • Volunteers are age 55+
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