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Lutheran Social Service - Senior Corps

Senior Companion Program

LSS Senior Corps - Northeast MN

Call for location

(888) 205-3770

Website

https://www.lssmn.org/services/older-adults/companion-services/senior-companion

Service Details

Description

Program that provides opportunities for older adults to help frail or homebound people with everyday tasks


Senior companions receive a tax-free stipend and other benefits.


This is a Senior Corps program.


Additional Information

Offers companionship and visiting to the isolated elderly, including assistance with personal needs such as:
* Reading
* Letter writing
* Shopping
* Caregiver respite
* Transportation to medical appointments
* Other small errands


Senior Companions receive a tax free stipend for a minimum of 15 hours/week of service.


Eligibility

To qualify as a volunteer you must:
* Be 55 years of age or older and in good general health
* Be flexible and available with service activity schedule
* Have dependable transportation available and is willing to travel in the service area
* Have compassion, patience, flexibility and respect for others
* Work well with diverse individuals, families, groups and organizations


Area Served

Carlton, Cook, Lake, Pine, Itasca and St. Louis counties


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (218) 529-2280

Last Update

1/23/2020

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