The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Main StreetAround the CornerYour TownHartford, CT06114
Be a POWERFUL FORCE for good in your community starting today! It just takes ten minutes to get started and you can change the world with just an hour or two a week. There is no set schedule for visits! You schedule what works for you and your new friend who is blind. It's so easy to pick up some groceries or socks when you are out buying your own groceries, sort their junk mail, read the important things and shred the rest, help organize their junk drawer or just go out for coffee. It is so easy and you will LOVE it!
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.
Volunteers will be matched within three to five miles of home or work.