Seniors Sought to Volunteer

SENIORS SOUGHT TO VOLUNTEER WITH THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA’S FOSTER GRANDPARENT PROGRAM

The Office of Civic Engagement & Volunteer Service (OCEVS) is recruiting low-income seniors, ages 55+ to volunteer as a role model, mentor and tutor to Philadelphia youth in PreK through 2nd grade classrooms through the Foster Grandparent Program.

Participating seniors receive a tax-free stipend of $159 to $424 monthly, paid training, transportation reimbursement plus sick, vacation and personal leave days. Foster Grandparents enrich the lives of children with their knowledge and compassion.

If you are interested in giving back to the community and working with children, please contact the Foster Grandparent Program at 215-686-8413 or 215-685-3798. Visit us a www.serve.phila.gov/foster-grandparents.