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With three programs and thousands of opportunities to choose from, you can customize your unique volunteer experience.

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Senior Companion Program

Serve those in need while making new friends.

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Foster Grandparent Program

Foster Grandparent Program

Changing a child’s life for the better is a gift that keeps on giving.

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Explore the Benefits

AmeriCorps Seniors Benefits

Health and Wellness

AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers experience decreased anxiety, depression, and loneliness. 84% of volunteer report stable or improving health after one year of service.


Connect with others and be part of something bigger. 88% of volunteers who felt a lack of companionship reported fewer feelings of isolation after becoming an AmeriCorps Seniors volunteer.


See the daily impact of your service as you build on the skills you already have and develop new ones.

New Skills

AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers often tap their wealth of experience and wisdom and channel it in new directions.


Some programs offer a modest stipend to qualified, low-income volunteers.


Most programs offer accident, personal liability, and excess automobile liability insurance.


Hear from AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers who followed their passion for service.

I believe that you can never do too much for someone or care too much. I don't want excessive recognition for my actions. Instead, I want people to know I care, and I will do what I can to ensure their safety and health.

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