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Senior Companion Program

Categories: Community Support

Description

Kingdom House is the sponsor agency for the Senior Companion Program in the St. Louis region. This program is part of the Senior Corps, a United States government agency under the authority of the Corporation for National and Community Service. Its mission is to provide aid to senior citizens in communities while promoting a sense of community.

Eligibility

Senior Companion volunteers receive a non-taxable hourly stipend and mileage reimbursement, which enables them to volunteer at no out-of-pocket expense. After a thorough background check, volunteers receive 20 hours of training prior to their first assignment and additional training monthly. Medical or technical skills are not required.

Application Process

For more information, please contact Samantha Ferguson Knight, Director of Senior Programming, at sknight@kingdomhouse.org or (314) 627-1242.