Position Type: Mentoring/tutoring
The Perham School District has openings for Foster Grandparent volunteers to serve for the 2016-17 school year.
Prairie Wind Middle School: Position available
Qualifications/Experience: Community members age 55 years or older, whose health, as determined in a medical review, meets the demands of the position. Must have a sincere interest in children and be able to commit at least 15 hours per week during the school year.
Description of Duties: Listening, talking, walking, reading and tutoring. Modeling appropriate behaviors and skills. Assisting with self-help skills. Encouraging socialization. Participating in group activities. Playing games. Telling stories. Assisting with reading and other academic subjects. Teaching manners and social skills. Assisting with learning activities and developmental therapy. Helping children to follow directions, stay focused, and accomplish work. Encouraging and praising children.
For questions, please contact Jon Knopik at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Toll-free at 1-866-895-7992. Visit our website at www.ccstcloud.org/fgp or see us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cccmfgp.
The Foster Grandparent Program offers many benefits to those who participate, including a tax free hourly stipend, transportation reimbursement, orientation, on-going training, health benefits and more.