Foster Grandparent Program

Program Description

Foster Grandparents volunteers serve children in elementary schools, pre-schools and Head Start classrooms throughout Pueblo County. They serve as a role model and tutor helping to build literacy skills and provide additional education support for struggling students where needed. The positive influence of a Foster Grandparent can have a lasting impact on a child's educational experience.

Applications are available at SRDA in the Foster Grandparent Program Office.

Foster Grandparent 1

Foster Grandparent 2

Services Offered

The services offered for the Foster Grandparent Program are:

  • Intergenerational volunteer opportunities with school aged children
  • Orientation and monthly in service training
  • Hourly Stipend pay and other benefits

Program Funding

The Foster Grandparent Program is funded by AmeriCorps and the City and County of Pueblo.

Foster Grandparent Qualifications

  • 55 years of age or older
  • Able to volunteer 15-40 hours a week
  • Enjoy working with children
  • Must meet certain income guidelines


Foster Grandparent 3

Foster Grandparent Benefits

  • Intergenerational volunteer opportunities with school aged children
  • 20-hour orientation
  • Tax-free stipend, Mileage / meal reimbursement
  • Monthly in-service training
  • Recognition