(41.788807,-72.67129)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Main StreetHartford, CT 06120

Let's Trash My Junk Mail and Pick Up My Groceries...

About

Ring in the new year with a new friend by being a volunteer to a neighbor who is blind. Don't wait until all the good opportunities are taken, get started now, it is SO easy!! If you like to read, shop, visit with others or if you can drive that's terrific.

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

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Family Therapy

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Very Flexible, Set a Schedule, Do What You Say
  • Compassionate, Understanding, Respectful, Able to Set Limits

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