Volunteer – Foster Grandparents

Provides senior citizens the opportunity to share their time and talents mentoring at-risk children in our community.

Administrative Office:
401 South Midler Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13206


Monday-Friday, 8 AM-4 PM

Click here for more information on the Foster Grandparent Program.

If you can spend 15 hours a week in a first or second-grade classroom helping Syracuse children do better in school and are 55 or older, you’ll receive:

  • Paid orientation and training
  • Transportation reimbursement
  • Lunch while on duty
  • Accident and personal liability insurance coverage

Plus, volunteers meeting eligibility requirements can earn a tax-free hourly stipend of up to $4,000* a year.
*based on 25 hours per week

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These are just a few of the things you’ll get out of being a Foster Grandparent. So imagine how much it will mean to the child.