Foster Grandparents Program
The Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) offers men and women age 60 and older opportunities to serve as tutors, mentors, role models and friends to children and teens under age 21 with special and/or exceptional needs. www.mnseniorcorps.org
Foster Grandparents serve 15 – 40 hours a week in one or more local community non-profit agencies. Eligible volunteers receive a non-taxable stipend of $2.65 per hour and assistance with transportation costs. Other benefits include an annual physical, holidays, and paid leave. Orientation, regular in-service training, and annual recognition events are also provided.