AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Program, Wesley Family Services

221 Penn Ave, Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, 15221

Counties Served: Pennsylvania - Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Washington

Volunteer Opportunities

About AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Program, Wesley Family Services

The Foster Grandparent Program is a stipend volunteer program that provides volunteer opportunities to limited income individuals age 55 and over, connecting generations, while improving educational outcomes for children in need.

Our volunteers serve as classroom grandparents who are mentors and positive role models at local non-profit organizations such as: public and private schools, Head Starts, daycares and child development centers, in addition to after-school programs. They help, guide, and assist children by developing skills in literacy, language, math, and cognitive development, as well as improving essential social and emotional intelligence.


We are currently looking for volunteers to participate in the program as well as non-profit child-serving organizations to host our volunteers in our 6 County region:  Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Greene, Fayette & Washington. 


Earn extra cash by making an impact on the lives of children.


Qualifications:  

  • Aged 55+
  • Meet income guidelines
  • Pass all required background checks
  • Complete orientation

Benefits:

  • Non-taxable, non-reportable stipend
  • PAID time off
  • PAID birthdays/holidays
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Supplement accident/incident insurance

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