Foster Grandparents wanted in Wayne County

The Foster Grandparent Program of Wayne County Action Program is accepting applications for Foster Grandparent volunteers.Foster Grandparents provide individual attention and unhurried help to children who have special needs. They take part in activities like reading to the children; teaching colors and numbers, arts and crafts and helping children stay on task. They work in a variety of child-care settings such as Head Starts and area school districts.In return for 20 hours of service a week Foster Grandparents receives a tax-free stipend, travel reimbursement, and many other benefits. Most importantly, volunteers gain a sense of satisfaction and pride in knowing that they are making a difference in the lives of the children they work with.The Foster Grandparent Program is funded by The Corporation for National Service, and the N.Y.S. Office for the Aging, and sponsored by Wayne County Action Program, Inc. For more information please call Laurie T. at 315-665-0131 ext 190 or visit our web site at www.waynecap.org

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