Mentor and Community Inclusion Buddy Needed for Local Fellow with Blindness
- A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
24 people are interested
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;
access to a car with proof of insurance;
a minimum of $50/100k liability and $5,000 of property damage coverage.
About Department of Rehabilitation Services; Services for the Blind & LTCOP
185 Windsor Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095, US
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
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.
We'll work with your schedule.
Main StreetStamford, CT 06902
- Youth Services
- Outdoor Recreation
- People Skills
- Relationship Building
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Flexible 2 to 4 hours per month