Cause Areas


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


Hartford, New Haven, Bridgeport, MiddletownWest Haven, New London, Vernon,Your Town, CT 06109
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"It's a troublesome world. All the people who're in it
Are troubled with troubles almost every minute
You ought to be thankful, a whole heaping lot
For the places and people you're lucky you're not"
-Dr. Seuss.

If that sentiment resonates with you, and makes you feel thankful; this is your chance to become a BESB volunteer and do something nice for someone you are lucky you are not. It's easy.

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
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Executive Admin
  • Mentoring

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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