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Main StreetMeriden, CT 06450


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.


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

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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