In honor of National Family Caregiver Month, and the week of honoring Veterans Day, let’s show them we care!
Your networking efforts have helped us enroll FOUR outstanding new volunteers- but we need more to serve the 80 military family caregivers on our waiting list!
We have extended the application deadline, and have added a second orientation in January 2018.
Thank you for your continued assistance in spreading the word about Legacy Corps Volunteer Positions, and Happy Veterans Week!
LEGACY CORPS VOLUNTEER OPENINGS!
Ten ‘paid’ volunteer positions available
Applications accepted through
November 13th for New Volunteer Orientation November 15-17, 2017
January 16th for New Volunteer Orientation January 24-26, 2018
WHO ARE LEGACY CORPS VOLUNTEERS?
*Retirees and empty nesters seeking ways to give back and be part of a cohesive group
*Veterans and their family members seeking ways to continue their service to fellow military families and our community
*People new to the Treasure Valley, looking for a way to get to know the community
*Non-traditional students seeking hands-on experience, training compatible with education requirements, and assistance with tuition
*Parents and grandparents interested in helping children with tuition
*Part-Time health workers interested in advancing their career through education, job-related training and relationships with local professionals
LEGACY CORPS VOLUNTEERS PROVIDE COMPANIONSHIP TO VETERANS AND MILITARY FAMILIES
SO THE FAMILY CAREGIVER CAN TAKE A BREAK AND TAKE CARE OF THEMSELVES!
Supporting family caregivers enables them to provide better care for a longer time in their homes,
where people want to remain!
Volunteers are matched with families close to their neighborhoods to visit each week (10-12 hours)
Schedules are flexible and accommodate vacations, school and part time employment commitments
Special Projects supporting academic and professional goals may be incorporated as part of Legacy Corps Service- just ask!
Volunteers become part of a highly trained, committed, compassionate and FUN group
Volunteers commit to one year of service, beginning with a 20 hour Orientation in November and January, and monthly training throughout the year
Volunteers receive a monthly allowance of $167 to off-set costs of their service
Volunteers receive an Education Award of $1538.00, to assist with student loans or future tuition
Volunteers age 55+ may gift this Education Award to a child or grandchild!!!!
MEET SOME LEGACY CORPS VOLUNTEERS AND HEAR WHAT THEY SAY!