Mission Statement

"Our Mission is to improve lives, strengthen communities and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering, bringing quality of life for our elders and children in the Zuni Community."

Foster Grandparent Program

The program provides a way for volunteers age 55 and over to stay active by serving children and youth in the Zuni Community

Help children learn to read and provide one-on-one tutoring

Care for children with disabilities

Help children who have been abused or neglected

Senior Companion Program

Senior Companions are volunteers age 55 and over who make a difference by providing assistance and friendship to adults who have difficulty with daily living task, such as cleaning and other household chores. We help these adults remain independent in their homes instead of having to move to more costly institutional care. Senior Companions give family caregiver much needed time off from their duties, run errands, and often provide friendship for their clients.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be 55 or older
  • Must meet the low income eligibility
  • Must pass the background check
  • Must be healthy to serve as a volunteer

Senior Companions serve 20 to 30 hours per week helping an average of two to four adult clients live independently in their own homes.

FGP/SCP Volunteers receive pre-service orientation, training, and may qualify to earn a tax-free hourly stipend.