Mentor and Community Inclusion Buddy Needed for Local Fellow with Blindness

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Department of Rehabilitation Services; Services for the Blind & LTCOP

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A local young adult needs a mentor for community inclusion activities.

He loves music and adapted computers, but due to blindness he cannot drive so he has a difficult time accessing social activities and work opportunities. If you are interested, you will attend community events, concerts, attend movies, go on a short walk, or explore work opportunities by helping him obtain applications and returning them for consideration. This is a great opportunity to spend some time in your community while helping another person.

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.

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About Department of Rehabilitation Services; Services for the Blind & LTCOP

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 StreetStamford, CT 06902

(41.04112,-73.54174)
 

SKILLS

  • Spanish
  • Youth Services
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • People Skills
  • Networking
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible 2 to 4 hours per month

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