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Department of Rehabilitation Services; Services for the Blind & LTCOP

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A MacGuffin is a highly sought after trophy of gold, jewels, diamonds or other items of value and it keeps the action moving in a movie, book or play. A good volunteer is a macguffin. What would you do...keep a blind person moving forward by helping with their mail, assisting with their shopping or reading and guiding them on walks or appointments.

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.

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About Department of Rehabilitation Services; Services for the Blind & LTCOP

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

Main StreetMeriden, CT 06450

(41.52548,-72.76882)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Management
  • Elder care
  • Advocacy
  • Literacy / Reading

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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