Shopper, Mail Assistant and Community Inclusion Buddy Need for Man with Blindness


(41.321293,-72.92834)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Main StreetNew Haven, CT 06511

for Massage Therapy Student

About

A local fellow who is legally blind is interested in having a buddy for community inclusion activities, reading, sorting his mail and overall friendly visiting. Despite legal blindness he still loves video games and Wii, enjoys cooking and generally making new friends. If you have ever wondered what it might be like to work with a person who is blind, this is a great opportunity!

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

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
  • Music Therapy
  • Storytelling
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Faith-based Leadership

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible, make your own schedule!

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