New Year...No FEAR - Step Out of Your Comfy Life and Shop For a Neighbor Who is Blind


(41.74311,-72.703804)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Main StreetYour Town Too!Hartford, CT 06106


About

Start your New Year off on the right foot by stepping out and helping a neighbor who is blind with their shopping, reading their mail or just being a friendly visitor. You will really enjoy giving your time and talent to another person and seeing how much joy and peace of mind you can bring them. It's so easy! Apply today.

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.

Volunteers will be matched within three to five miles of home or work

Skills

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Special Needs
  • Elder care
  • Life Coaching
  • People Skills
  • Reading / Writing

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible! Just Do What You Promise You Will Do!
  • Caring, Kind, Compassionate, Good Listening, Good Planning, Time Management

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