Add New Meaning to Your Life! Shop and Read For Those Who Are Blind


(41.27055,-72.94697)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Main StreetYour TownWest Haven, CT 06516

About

Add New Meaning to Your Life! Shop and Read For Those Who Are Blind. Today is the day to get started! With just an hour or two per week you can be a friendly visitor, a shopping buddy or a reader for a neighbor who is legally blind. It is easy, convenient and you can get started in 10 days!

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
  • Organization
  • Life Coaching
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Critical Thinking

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Very Flexible - Mutually Agreed Schedules
  • Patience, Kindness, Understanding, Sociable

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