Urgent Need for a Reader, Shopper, Visitor, Driver for the Blind In Rocky H ill and Wethersfield


Cause Areas


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


Main StreetRocky Hill, CT 06067
I Can Do a Lot, But I Cannot Drive
You can help!


There is an urgent need for volunteers to shop, read and drive with our consumers who are blind and living in Wethersfield and Rocky Hill or the south end of Hartford. If you have ever wondered how a person who is blind manages their day to day activities and responsibilities, there is no more need to wonder. With a little technology, a little public transit and a good neighbor like you, there is a lot that they do. They work, they shop and they do all the things we love to do. So get involved now, it is easy!!!

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.


  • Literacy / Reading
  • Elder care
  • Organization
  • Life Coaching
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Very Flexible, Set Your Own Schedule, others help
  • Be a Person of Your Word

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