Shopping Buddy Needed for Neighbor with Legal Blindness

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Aging and Disability Services

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 10 people are interested
I Can Do a Lot, But I Cannot Drive
You can help!

A local lady needs assistance with getting groceries, she would like to go out with you or have you shop for her with a list. She would also appreciate a friendly visit or some help with mail and reading.

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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About Aging and Disability Services

Location:

185 Windsor Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095, US

Mission Statement

BESB's mission is to enable its clients to become more self-sufficient and to maximize their participation in the community, at school and in employment settings. It is important to note that most people who are legally blind retain a significant degree of practical vision. Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind A Department of Rehabilitation Services Bureau LIVE. LEARN. WORK

Description

Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind

A Department of Rehabilitation Services Bureau

Our programs, policies and practices are designed to promote employment, independence, equal access and self-sufficiency for people with disabilities. We strive to be a resource for information and technical assistance for other stakeholders in Connecticut as well.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Main StreetAshford, CT 06278

(41.87307,-72.12161)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Special Needs
  • Elder care
  • Relationship Building
  • Reading / Writing
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Very Flexible

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