Spread Joy to Others! Be a Reader or Friendly Visitor to the Blind


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Main StreetFairfield, CT 06432
Let

About

Spread a Little Joy and read for a person who is blind! Declare Your Dedication to a Better Connecticut ! Be a Reader to the Blind and help make Connecticut a better place to live. If you like to chat, read current news affairs, shop a little, walk a little and love life a lot, this is the chance you have been waiting for. Four new volunteer positions are available in your area. It's easy, just be willing to shop, drive, read, sort mail or visit with a neighbor.

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

  • Special Needs
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Life Coaching
  • People Skills
  • Reading / Writing
  • Multi-Tasking

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible, Do What You Can, Others Will Help!
  • Patience, Understanding, Good Reader, Kind

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