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Aging and Disability Services

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I Can Do a Lot, But I Cannot Drive
You can help!

Can you be a Halloween treat for a person who is legally blind? Imagine the simplest task like buying candy for the neighborhood children - it can be impossible if you can't drive to the store or can't read the prices when you get there! You can help. Sign up now to be a shopper, driver, reader or mail sorter for someone who is legally blind. it's easy. Get your application in today and be ready in two weeks.

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;
  • two references
  • access to a car with proof of insurance;
  • a minimum of $50/100k liability and $5,000 of property damage coverage.

Most volunteers will be matched within three to five miles of home or work.

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About Aging and Disability Services

Location:

185 Windsor Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095, US

Mission Statement

BESB's mission is to enable its clients to become more self-sufficient and to maximize their participation in the community, at school and in employment settings. It is important to note that most people who are legally blind retain a significant degree of practical vision. Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind A Department of Rehabilitation Services Bureau LIVE. LEARN. WORK

Description

Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind

A Department of Rehabilitation Services Bureau

Our programs, policies and practices are designed to promote employment, independence, equal access and self-sufficiency for people with disabilities. We strive to be a resource for information and technical assistance for other stakeholders in Connecticut as well.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Woodland StreetNew London, New HavenNew Britain, HartfordHartford, CT 06105

(41.77211,-72.7038)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Storytelling
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Elder care
  • Special Needs
  • Life Coaching

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible- do what works for you, others will help

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