How Do You Measure Success - Ask a Tape Measure Assembler


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Area of Walnut Hill ParkNew Britain, CT 06052


You can measure success by helping a neighbor who is legally blind. This wonderful and chatty lady who raises birds and formerly worked as an assembly line worker making tape measures would love to have a friend to take her grocery shopping and to the mall - she hasn't been to West Farms in 5 years! You can help and make a new friend at the same time. This lady loves to walk for exercise!

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.

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

Today is the Day to Make a Difference!


  • Problem Solving
  • People Skills
  • Elder care
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Animal Therapy
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible

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