Spanish Speaking Shopping Buddy Need for Blind Man and Guide Dog


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


Main StreetNew Britain, CT 06051

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A Local guy and his labrador guide dog are looking for a shopping buddy who speaks Spanish and who likes to shop. This fellow hails from sunny Puerto Rico and likes to shop for his favorite ethnic foods. He likes to go to Price Rite in New Britain, Walmart or local stores for Spanish foods with his labrador guide dog who accompanies him everywhere. His English is excellent but heavily accented so he prefers to speak Spanish and wishes his volunteer to be familiar with ethnic foods.

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.


  • Elder care

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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