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Volunteer Opportunity of the Week: April 3, 2011

Organization: Alaska Community Services, Foster Grandparent Program

 

Volunteer Coordinator: Andrea Doll

Contact Information: 523-9155 or aldoll@akcommunityservices.org

Organization Description: Alaska Community Services is under the umbrella of the National Senior Corps. Each year 500,000 persons age 55 and older meet a wide range of community challenges through three programs: the Foster Grandparent Program, the Senior Companion Program and RSVP.

Volunteer Opportunity: Volunteers in the Foster Grandparent program serve one-on-one as tutors and mentors to young people with special needs. Listen to a child read, mentor or help with homework. There are many locations, needs and opportunities.

Foster Grandparents serve from 15 to 40 hours a week and receive hourly stipends. They must be 60 or older, meet established income eligibility guidelines. In addition to a stipend, they receive other benefits.

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