Make July 4th a Real Independence Day by Helping a Neighbor


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Your NeighborhoodMiddletown, Bristol, West HartfordWest Haven, New Haven, Hartford, BridgeportBristol, CT 06010

Help a person who is legally blind to manage their paper, mail and official documents. You will be a help and you can make a new friend too!

About

Make July 4th a real day of Independence by becoming a volunteer to your neighbor who is blind. Just a few hours per month can make the difference to someone who needs to get groceries, shop for new shoes or can't read the sales circular. All it takes is a few hours per month, a good attitude and a sunny disposition.

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.

Skills

  • Office Reception

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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