Media Release

Foster Grandparent Program Seeks Volunteers

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 2:15 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) is currently seeking volunteers for the 2016-2017 school year. Volunteers work one-on-one with children, especially in Head Start classes, elementary schools, and after school programs.

Alachua County residents age 55 and over who live on a limited income are encouraged to apply. In return for their service, volunteers receive an hourly stipend, a daily meal, mileage reimbursement, and supplemental insurance.

Learn more about the program at the FGP website.

For more information, contact the Alachua County Foster Grandparent Program at 352-264-6731.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).