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Foster Grandparent Program

Learn about the AmeriCorps Seniors volunteer program, Foster Grandparents.
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Foster Grandparents work one-on-one children and children with special or exceptional needs, under the supervision of a teacher or other site professional. Volunteer settings include schools, head start programs, daycare centers and pre-schools. Foster Grandparents receive monthly training. Foster Grandparents volunteer an average of 20 hours a week. All volunteers receive meals while serving and income-eligible volunteers may earn a non-taxable stipend. Call (505) 764-6412 for more information.

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To register for Foster Grandparent Program volunteer opportunities, visit the One Albuquerque Foster Grandparent Program Volunteer page

Non-Discrimination Policy

The City of Albuquerque, FGP does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

It is the policy of FGP that every volunteer receives fair, just and equitable treatment, regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, or military service. Each volunteer will be heard and express grievances with assurance of receiving impartial consideration and freedom from any form of retribution.

Equal Employment Agency

City of Albuquerque, FGP is an equal opportunity Agency. Enrollment is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. FGP provides reasonable accommodations to the known disabilities of individuals in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.