More and more individuals 55+ are deciding that they would rather continue working than retire. Senior Corps of New Mexico is dedicated to helping experts in all fields share their job skills by becoming mentors, coaches, and companions to those in need of their help.
Contributors to this endeavor have been found to truly make a difference in many non-profit organizations, including faith-based groups, and community groups, as well as individuals. If you are willing to share your time there are many ways to get started.
What Does Senior Corps Have To Offer?
Senior Corps prepares you to mentor by offering several different programs including, the Foster Grandparent Program, Senior Companion Program, and RSVP. The huge coverage of the RSVP Program is where people of all skills are made available to help those who are seeking their help. Every type of business you can imagine is available. Based on skill and availability, you can pick from hundreds of Senior Corps affiliates. From builders and medicine to non-secular groups, it’s available to the 55+. In essence with Senior Corps you can align yourself with those seeking help and those giving the help. It’s a win/win situation.
Senior Companion Program
The Senior Companion Program brings together those seeking help with day to day activities due to difficulty and those available to assist in tasks that need to be performed. These companions help out with day-to-day tasks such as shopping, light chores, helping with appointments, or a simple visit.
Foster Grandparent Program
The Foster Grandparent Program brings seniors, 55 and over, together with young people of all ages who have exceptional needs. This is a very satisfying program for associates of Senior Corps.
The main thing to remember is that whether you are one that is mentoring or one seeking assistance Senior Corps of New Mexico is there to help.