Fascinating Conversationalist and Walking Buddy Needed


(41.31,-72.93)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Main StreetYour TownNew Haven, CT 06503


About

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

Skills

  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Elder care
  • General Education

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • 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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