There's One Chance to be Volunteer #3000! Will it be You?

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Aging and Disability Services

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  • 11 people are interested
Volunteer Your Way to a Great Day!
Help a person who is legally blind to manage their paper, mail and official documents. You will be a help and you can make a new friend too!

I am on volunteer # 2777 and very soon I will be assigning volunteer # 3000...will that be you?

It can be ... with a complete application and a willingness to help a neighbor who is blind with some basic needs like geting groceries, going out for coffee, reading/sorting mail or just friendly visiting

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.

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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 Town5 to 7 Miles of Your Home or WorkNew Haven, CT 06501

(41.310,-72.930)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Mentoring
  • Elder care
  • Special Needs
  • Relationship Building
  • Life Coaching

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible - Do what works for you!

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