Senior Companion Program Details

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Volunteer benefits

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

Volunteer training

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.