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.
A local man who is legally blind needs a good neighbor to assist him with a weekly trip from Torrington to Southbury. This is a once per week or every other week as your schedule permits - leaving around 9:15 to 9:30 and then returning around 11 a.m. The ideal volunteer will have no pet allergies and be willing to transport animals or if you can help with other trips to the grocery store or local areas. Apply now if you are available on Friday or Monday mornings.
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.