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Aging and Disability Services

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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.

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About Aging and Disability Services

Location:

185 Windsor Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095, US

Mission Statement

BESB's mission is to enable its clients to become more self-sufficient and to maximize their participation in the community, at school and in employment settings. It is important to note that most people who are legally blind retain a significant degree of practical vision. Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind A Department of Rehabilitation Services Bureau LIVE. LEARN. WORK

Description

Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind

A Department of Rehabilitation Services Bureau

Our programs, policies and practices are designed to promote employment, independence, equal access and self-sufficiency for people with disabilities. We strive to be a resource for information and technical assistance for other stakeholders in Connecticut as well.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Main StreetFairfield, CT 06824

(41.19482,-73.28833)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • 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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