Local Fellow Needs Dog Lover to Read Mail or Friendly Visit

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Department of Rehabilitation Services; Services for the Blind & LTCOP

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 8 people are interested
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A local gent is in need of a reader for mail, correspondence, friendly visiting and local outings perhaps just for coffee or a quick walk to the park to exercise his two dogs. Just a few hours a week can make the difference for this neighbor and bring a little sunshine to his day. It's easy to be a good friend to a person who is blind.

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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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Crescent Street areaNew London, CT 06320

(41.363144,-72.10607)
 

SKILLS

  • Outdoor Recreation
  • People Skills
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Nutrition
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible 2-5 hours per week or month

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