Dog Lover and Social Buddy Needed for Local Guy!


(41.6623,-72.6686)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Main Street, Rocky HillMain Street, WethersfieldRocky Hill, CT 06067

About

A dog lover is needed for a local man and his guide dog - a local man who walks to the local grocery and restaurants needs a sighted guide for unsafe street crossings and for socialization. He enjoys dinners out and enjoys politics and other discussion topics. Just a few hours every other week would be fine, there is no minimum commitment, only that you do what you promise.

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

  • Elder care
  • Life Coaching
  • People Skills
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Veterinary
  • Animal 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 - after work hours and weekends!
  • Patience, Understanding, Good Judgment, Dog Tollerance

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