Foster Grandparent

Foster Grandparent volunteers, age 55 or older, positively influence our children and youth in a variety of settings, including elementary schools, preschools, shelters, childcare centers and other community settings. From striving to prepare children for success in school to mentoring teenagers, Foster Grandparents make a difference in the lives of those they serve.

Benefits include:

  • A non-taxable stipend of $3.15 per hour (You must serve a minimum of 10 hours of service per week to qualify.)
  • Transportation reimbursement to and from your service site
  • Ongoing training and recognition opportunities
  • Accident and liability insurance while volunteering
  • Possible daily lunch on site
  • Meeting new people, learning new things and having the satisfaction of helping others

Duration: 10-40 hours per week

The Foster Grandparent Program is a part of the national AmeriCorps Seniors program.


Various locations available

  • Pass a criminal background check 
  • Must be 55 years of age or older and in good health  
Request information

Please contact americorpsseniors@lssmn.org or 651.310.9440 or 888.205.3770.