(41.5509,-72.6637)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Main StreetMiddletown, CT 06457

About

This opportunity is not just for the holiday, this is for every day! We need elves, do-gooders who can visit our homebound client and help them with their reading , keeping fresh groceries available, sorting their mail, sorting the junk and shredding, friendly visiting or going out for a walk. These individuals are legally blind and working at staying independently living in their own homes. Now you can help!

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 but will need to make a one-time visit to BESB’sWindsoroffice for an interview and sighted guide training.

Skills

  • Elder care

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible - Do what works for you!

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