Fascinating Conversationalist & Bingo Buddy, Dinner Companion Needed

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Aging and Disability Services

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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!

A local couple who can't drive but love to shout BINGO! or enjoy take out food and the sounds and smells of Captain's Cove are in need of a companion for outings when the weather permits. To be successful in this role, the perfect volunteer will be patient and kind with good listening skills. This opportunity offers lots of flexibility to pick the days of your visits, you can stay and chat over dinner or just leave after a few minutes; you can play bingo or drop/pick up if that is your choice.

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.

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About Aging and Disability Services

Location:

185 Windsor Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095, US

Mission Statement

BESB's mission is to enable 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. Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind A Department of Rehabilitation Services Bureau LIVE. LEARN. WORK

Description

Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind

A Department of Rehabilitation Services Bureau

Our programs, policies and practices are designed to promote employment, independence, equal access and self-sufficiency for people with disabilities. We strive to be a resource for information and technical assistance for other stakeholders in Connecticut as well.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Area of Main StreetBridgeport, CT 06604

(41.18655,-73.1952)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible

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