“Bringing out the best of America. AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve directly with nonprofit organizations to tackle our nation’s most pressing challenges."
“Make giving back your second act. Get involved and make a positive difference in your community. AmeriCorps Senior volunteers serve with organizations dedicated to helping others.”
For information about the Foster Grandparent Program including: a
description, eligibility, partners/operations, volunteer benefits, and
the federal budget, please visit this site.
Volunteers in the FGP are provided with supplemental accident
insurance for personal injury, personal liability insurance and excess
auto liability insurance through the Volunteers Insurance Service (VIS)
"Volunteers Insurance Service was established 40 years ago
to address the concerns that are shared by many volunteers, would be
volunteers, and the nonprofit organizations that use their help."
- FGP Program Manager
- John Henry Thomas, M.D. Center
- 218 SE 24th Street
- Gainesville, FL 32641
- TDD/TTY users, please call 711 (Florida Relay Service)
If any accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, please contact the Equal Opportunity Office at (352) 374-5275 or (352) 374-5284 TDD.
To match low-income volunteers aged 55 and over with children and young people who have special needs, in order to increase opportunities for them to succeed, while providing challenging and rewarding experiences for the volunteers.