The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Let's Trash My Junk Mail and Pick Up My Groceries...
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;
access to a car with proof of insurance;
a minimum of $50/100k liability and $5,000 of property damage coverage.
Literacy / Reading
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Very Flexible, Set a Schedule, Do What You Say
Compassionate, Understanding, Respectful, Able to Set Limits