Senior Companion Program Details
In addition to providing the opportunity to make a
difference, volunteers will receive:
- a tax-free stipend of $2.65 per hour
- mileage reimbursements
- supplemental insurance coverage while volunteering
- 40 hours of pre-service orientation and four
hours of monthly in-service training
- an annual physical
- personal and holiday leave
Once your application to volunteer has been accepted, the
local SCP project will provide you with 40 hours of pre-service training before
linking you with the local volunteer agency. The agency will then place you
with a homebound adult, whom you will assist with daily living needs.
Get started as a Senior Companion volunteer
For more information on how to become a volunteer, call 1-866-856-3017.