Local Fellow Needs Dog Lover to Read Mail or Friendly Visit


(41.363144,-72.10607)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Crescent Street areaNew London, CT 06320


About

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.

Skills

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

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • 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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