Activities involved
Letter Writing
  • Work remotely
  • Flexible in schedule

Become a Pen Pal for a Youth

/ monthly
ongoing
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, staying connected with others is more important than ever. Falling under our mission to bridge and enrich generations, Volunteer Grandparents initiated a new program aiding the creation of intergenerational connections within the community in a safe and engaging manner during these times.  

Our new program called Letters to Seniors involves connecting older adults and youth in a pen pal relationship.   This program involves sending letters back and forth and discussing interests, hobbies, etc. 

We are seeking more seniors over the age of 50 in Canada to sign up for our pen pal program as we have many youth expressing an interest in having a senior pen pal. 

All letters are reviewed through our office before being forwarded along to the pen pal recipient.  

For more information on how to get involved,  please e-mail Sarah: vgprogramdeveloper@gmail.com
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
Develop a special bond with a youth through letter writing. Learn new things and share your skills and insight.  Help a youth feel more connected to their community while decreasing any sense of isolation you may be experiencing.
Activities involved
Letter Writing
  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule