Happy New Year! Happy New Neighbor to a Person with Blindness


Cause Areas


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


Your TownNew Haven, CT 06511


Magic is happening in your neighborhood right now! If you are feeling left out or missing something that is new and exciting in your life, become a BESB volunteer. A few great spots are remaining in your neighborhood.

The work is easy - shopping, driving, reading or sorting mail. Everyone can do it, but only a few special people like you reach for the brass ring.

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
  • Life Coaching
  • Relationship Building
  • General Education
  • Customer Service

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible, make your own schedule!
  • Patience, commitment, compassion

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