The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
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!
The doctor will see me, but I can't see him and what's worse is I can't get there because i am legally blind. I can take the bus to many places but doctor's appointments are a challenge when i don't know the layout of the building or the bus schedule can't get me there. I have a great family that helps a lot, but they work during the day. In exchange for a ride, let me show you how I manage my household, cook my meals and do all the things you do!
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;
access to a car with proof of insurance;
a minimum of $50/100k liability and $5,000 of property damage coverage.