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ORGANIZATION: Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind

  • 393 people are interested

We are looking for volunteers in Maryland (especially Montgomery and Prince George's Counties), Virginia (especially in Annandale, Fairfax, Alexandria, and Arlington), and Washington, D.C. Volunteers visit individuals at their homes to help them pay bills, grocery shopping, and read mail. They also assist in shopping and other errands. They do not have to be able to drive our clients, but it is appreciated if they are able to do so.

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About Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind


1825 K Street, NW, Suite 1103, Washington, DC 20006, US

Mission Statement

Since 1900, Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind has been dedicated to helping the blind or visually impaired population of the greater Washington region overcome the challenges of vision loss. Our work enables people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired to remain independent, active and productive in our society.


CLB provides programs and services to people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired. CLB's programs and services include early intervention services, training and consultation in assistive technology, career placement services, comprehensive low vision care and a wide range of rehabilitation services.


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Community, People with Disabilities, Seniors


We'll work with your schedule.


1825 K Street NWSuite 1103Washington, DC 20006



  • Administrative Support
  • Transportation
  • Reading Comprehension
  • People Skills
  • Reading / Writing




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 4 hours a month
  • Volunteers must complete an application, submit two references, attend a mandatory orientation (held

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