First State is seeking senior volunteers in Kent, Sussex, and New Castle Counties to serve as companions in the Senior Companions Program. Senior Companions are volunteers who provide assistance and friendship to seniors and other individuals who have difficulty with daily living tasks. The service they provide helps others live independently in their homes. Benefits of service include a stipend. Who may serve as a companion? Senior Companions:
Must be at least 55 years in age
Meet income eligibility guidelines
Willing to volunteer at least 15 hours a week
Have a valid ID
Willing to submit to criminal background checks
Willing to attend monthly training
For more information on how to apply, click here.