That's right, people are talking and this time it is all good. So, let's give them something to talk about and let's make it YOU!
There is a close knit population of working and retired business people, who are legally or perhaps totally blind living in theWethersfieldarea. They are a vibrant group of socially active individuals who need a little help with occasional transportation like shopping or vision dependent tasks that cannot be accommodated with technology. Some just want to meet more new people and broaden their circle of friends.
A few of them have great volunteers who make every day special... and they are talking and bragging about them ... now EVERYONE wants to have a volunteer buddy and I need you!
If you have been wondering how you can make the community a better place, this is where to start, it is easy. Requirements to be a great volunteer buddy 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. (We can work around this one-Let’s talk).
184 Windsor Avenue, Volunteer Positions in Most CT Towns, Windsor, CT 06095, US
Maximizing opportunities for the independence and well-being of people with disabilities and older adults in Connecticut. Core Values INTEGRITY: We interact honestly and fairly with all others, adhering to strong ethics, values and principals. RESPECT: We value and recognize others for their unique skills, talents and contributions, and are considerate in all interactions. PROFESSIONALISM: We are mindful of our daily conduct and strive to have the highest work standards with a courteous attitude. OPEN COMMUNICATION: We encourage the sharing of information and knowledge in an accurate, honest and supportive way.
Aging and Disability Services: Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind
Welcome to the Department of Aging and Disability Services. Our programs, policies and practices are designed to:
Deliver integrated aging and disability services responsive to the needs of Connecticut citizens;
Provide leadership on aging and disability issues statewide;
Provide and coordinate aging and disability programs and services in the areas of employment, education, independent living, accessibility and advocacy;
Advocate for the rights of Connecticut residents with disabilities and older adults; and
Serve as a resource on aging and disability issues at the state level.
The Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind enables 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.
People with Disabilities
We'll work with your schedule.
Main StreetSilas Dean HighwayYour TownWethersfield, CT06109