45 CFR § 2551.102 - What are the conditions of service of non-stipended Senior Companions?
Non-stipended Senior Companions serve under the following conditions:
(a) They must not displace or prevent eligible low-income individuals from becoming Senior Companions.
(b) No special privilege or status is granted or created among Senior Companions, whether stipended or non-stipended, and equal treatment is required.
(d) All regulations and requirements applicable to the program apply to Senior Companions.
(e) Non-stipended Senior Companions may contribute the costs they incur in connection with their participation in the program. An SCP project may not count such contributions as part of the required non-CNCS support (match) for the grant.