ERIC Number: ED251185
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Aug-15
Reference Count: 0
Foster Grandparent Program Handbook. Revised Edition. Handbook 4405.90.
ACTION, Washington, DC.
Intended for Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) project sponsors and staff, as well as for advisory council members and ACTION staff, this handbook provides guidance for the management and operation of FGP projects based on the provisions of Public Law 93-113. An introductory chapter provides basic information and definitions, and in the 10 remaining chapters the following topics are discussed in turn: (1) project operation; (2) the advisory council; (3) project staff; (4) volunteer stations; (5) foster grandparent assignments; (6) foster grandparents; (7) foster grandparent benefits; (8) project management; (9) reports and recordkeeping; and (10) community relations. A total of 13 appendices provide (1) key provisions of the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973, as amended (Public Law 93-113); (2) federal register rules and regulations concerning the FGP-Part 1208; (3) federal register rules and regulations concerning nondisplacement of employed workers and nonimpairment of contracts for service; (4) a sample description for the position of project director; (5) a sample memorandum concerning understanding between sponsors and volunteer stations; (6) a sample letter of agreement between an FGP and a volunteer station concerning volunteer placement; (7) a sample FGP child care plan; (8) federal register notices of income eligibility levels for FGP's and senior companion programs; (9) an FGP volunteer application form; (10) an FGP annual income review; (11) a volunteer enrollment record and insurance form; (12) a progress report on older American volunteer programs; and (13) a project profile and volunteer activity survey form for older American volunteer programs. (RH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ACTION, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Domestic Volunteer Service Act; Foster Grandparent Program; Intergenerational Programs; Older American Volunteer Programs