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Main StreetMiddletown, CT 06457


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.


  • 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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