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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Hartford, New Haven, Bridgeport, MiddletownWest Haven, New London, Vernon,Newington, CT 06111

About

Fulfill your New Year's Resolutions right here, right now, almost anywhere in Connecticut, at your own pace on your own schedule! What's the catch? You need to be willing to read, shop and visit with a neighbor who is legally blind. That's right. You are not dreaming... this opportunity is for you. All it takes to be an outstanding volunteer is a good reading or speaking voice, a friendly demeanor and a few hours per month.

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

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

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