There's One Chance to be Volunteer #2200! Will it be You?


(41.31,-72.93)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

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

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!

About

I am on volunteer # 2012 and very soon I will be assigning volunteer # 2015...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.

Skills

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

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

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

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