Volunteer Services

FOSTER GRANDPARENT PROGRAM

 
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General Information
Description of ServiceFoster Grandparent Program is a youth membership program that offers senior citizens, age 55 and older, an opportunity to provide warm and nurturing support in non-profit community organizations, such as public schools, Head Start Centers, daycare centers and after-school programs.

Volunteer at educational settings: schools and after-school programs. Volunteer 15-40 hours per week.

For potential grandparent volunteers who make below 200% of the poverty level, $24,2870 (single; $32,920 couple), earn a small tax-free stipend that does not affect eligibility of state/government benefits. Receive 160.00 paid part-time hours per year
LocationRensselaer
Geographical AreaAlbany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessHandicap accessible
Intake ProcedureContact by calling or walking in, Program Assistant at 518-272-6012 Ext. 315
Intake RequirementsCall for details
Documents RequiredState or government identification
Helpful TipsSmall stipend is given; however, it does not affect eligibility of state/government benefits. Receive 160 part time hours per year.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityAlbany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady County residents ages 55 or older; income eligibility
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
 
Specific Hours: Mon-Fri 7:00 am-9:00 pm
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Joshua Quiles
Contact's Position Foster Grandparent Program Director
Contact's Phone 518-272-6012 Ext 288
Physical Site Address 1 2331 Fifth Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Troy, NY 12180
Main Phone 518-272-6012
Fax 518-272-0658
Service Location Email ceo-fostergrandparents@ceoempowers.org
Web Address www.ceoempowers.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: COMMISSION ON ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY (CEO) FOR THE GREATER CAPITAL REGION
Affiliated Program: FOSTER GRANDPARENT PROGRAM
This Service: Volunteer Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Foster Grandparent Program (ND-9200.8000-200)
Volunteer Service Programs (ND-9200)