AmeriCorps Senior Companion Program
Make giving back your second act!
AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers bring their unique skillsets and experiences to help people and communities thrive. AmeriCorps Seniors programs are open specifically to Americans age 55 and older.
Help an older adult live independently when you join the Senior Companion Program. Serve as a friend and companion by providing assistance and friendship to older adults who have difficulty with daily living tasks. The program aims to keep older adults independent longer, and provide respite to family caregivers.
The Senior Companion program focuses on providing assistance and friendship to older adults who have difficulty with daily living tasks, such as shopping or paying bills. Through this program, AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers keep older Vermonters independent longer and provide respite to family caregivers.
Senior Companion Volunteers serve as a friend and companion to older neighbors, making sure they can live in their own homes for as long as possible. AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers themselves report better health and longevity having served their community.
Become a Senior Companion
The Senior Companion Program is meant to serve those individuals who want to help older folks in their communities, while maintaining a flexible schedule, and receiving a small non-taxable stipend. Those involved in this program often say they get more out of it than they give.
Senior Companions receive a very small non-taxable stipend, mileage reimbursement, and friendships that last a lifetime!
Have questions about being a Senior Companion? Check out the information in this section and then click the button to apply.