The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Hartford, West Haven, New Haven, MiddletownBloomfield, West Hartford, BridgeportHartfordHartford, CT06095
SWAT (Some Women Are Terrific) Team Members Needed - Some Women Are Terrific and if you are terrific you can join our team. Your help is needed to shop, drive, read and sort mail for your blind neighbor.
Requirements to be a great volunteer include:
a desire to help others;
a pleasant demeanor;
a good reading/speaking voice;
average reading skills;
organizational or planning abilities;
a good driving record;
a clear criminal history;
access to a car with proof of insurance;
a minimum of $50/100k liability and $5,000 of property damage coverage.
Volunteers will be matched within three to five miles of home or work. An orientation and sighted guide training will be provided.