Read to the Blind in Your Community
- A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
105 people are interested
You and your sonorous voice are needed to read to the blind in your community! Six opportunities exist for readers, friendly visitors or mail assistants to help their neighbors. If you are available during the earlier part of the day, you could read the daily paper if not, perhaps you can be a friendly visitor after work hours or on the weekend. We can find the right fit for your schedule.
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;
access to a car with proof of insurance;
a minimum of $50/100k liability and $5,000 of property damage coverage.
About Aging and Disability Services
185 Windsor Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095, US
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
Aging and Disability Services: Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind
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.
We'll work with your schedule.
Main StreetFairfield, CT 06824
- Elder care
- People Skills
- Public Speaking
- Relationship Building
- Reading / Writing
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Incredibly Flexible, we have a spot right for you!