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Yes. Senior Companions—who on the basis of experience as volunteers, special skills, and demonstrated leadership abilities—may spend time, in addition to their regular assignment, to assist newer Senior Companion volunteers in performing their assignments and in coordinating activities of such volunteers.
(a) All Senior Companions serving as volunteer leaders shall receive a written volunteer assignment plan developed by the volunteer station that:
(1) Is approved by the sponsor and accepted by the Senior Companion;
(2) Identifies the role and activities of the Senior Companion and expected outcomes;
(3) Addresses the period of time of service; and
(4) Is used to review the status of the Senior Companion's services identified in the assignment plan, as well as the impact of those services.
(b) While serving in the capacity of a volunteer leader, a Senior Companion may be paid a stipend (at the same rate as the established Senior Companion stipend) for his or her additional hours served as a volunteer leader.
(c) Senior Companion leaders, through recognition, may receive an additional monetary incentive.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Code of Federal Regulations Title 45. Public Welfare § 45.2551.73 May a Senior Companion serve as a volunteer leader? - last updated October 03, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/cfr/title-45-public-welfare/cfr-sect-45-2551-73/
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