Membership Benefits

AmeriCorps Seniors Membership Benefits include:


Assistance choosing volunteer opportunities

Our program staff are here to assist you in finding the volunteer opportunity that best fits your interests, skills and time availability. This is your volunteer experience – let us help you make it just what you want it to be!


Continued support in your volunteer role

We do everything we can to assist you in finding the volunteer opportunity that is just what you’re looking for. However, there are times when a volunteer decides that a particular volunteer assignment is not as rewarding as they had hoped. If you find yourself in this situation, we are here to help you find a different volunteer opportunity that better fits your expectations. Please do not hesitate to let us know how we can assist you on an ongoing basis.


Free supplemental accident and liability insurance coverage

AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers are covered by personal liability, accident, and excess automobile liability insurance at no cost to you. The insurance covers you while you’re working at the assignment, as well as while you’re in route to and from our volunteer location.


Tax Free Stipend

Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion Volunteers only

Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion Volunteers commit to working a minimum number of hours of service per week. In exchange, volunteers who meet eligibility guidelines as established by the program in which they choose to serve are eligible to receive a tax free stipend for their service.


Travel reimbursement

Volunteer travel reimbursement is provided for mileage incurred while on assignment per the guidelines as established within the AmeriCorps Seniors Program they are enrolled in.


Volunteer Recognition

Your commitment to volunteering through an AmeriCorps Seniors Program is appreciated, and we are pleased to join with partnering agencies to recognize the difference you make in the lives of others!


Ongoing Communication

Our AmeriCorps Seniors program staff are available to ensure your volunteer experience is a positive one. We look forward to ongoing communication which allows us to support you in your volunteer role. Please do not hesitate to contact your program coordinator with any questions or comments you may have regarding the program!




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