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Utah County is looking for volunteers to serve as foster grandparents.

PROVO — Utah County is looking for volunteers to serve as foster grandparents.

Volunteers must be on a limited income, at least 55 years of age and able to serve 15 or more hours per week.

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Volunteers serve as mentors, tutors and caregivers for children and teenagers within community organizations such as schools, hospitals and youth centers. They work with trained professionals to provide assistance, support and knowledge to children and teenagers with special needs.

Volunteers will receive a nontaxable stipend, paid personal leave, transportation or mileage reimbursement and ongoing training.

For more information about the program or to volunteer as a foster grandparent, contact 801-851-7784.