Fascinating Conversationalist and Walking Buddy Needed

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Aging and Disability Services

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A fascinating conversationalist and a walking buddy are needed for this retired pharmacist who is legally blind and needs a walking buddy and friendly visitor to fill his days. This is a great opportunity to make a huge difference in the world of a local senior who loves to talk medicine, current events and life in general. You won't be bored with this fellow.

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

Main StreetYour TownNew Haven, CT 06503

(41.310,-72.930)
 

SKILLS

  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Elder care
  • General Education

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible, an hour or two a week is all it takes!

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