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Main StreetWest Haven, CT 06516


A local resident who is legally blind and struggling to live independently needs a shopping buddy for local grocery and retail stores. Additional support for reading and sorting mail or taking walks around the neighborhood would also be appreciated.

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.


  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Life Coaching
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Patient Care

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Totally Flexible - set directly with your neighbor

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