The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Be a better you in just ten days by becoming a volunteer reader and shopper for the blind. You probably didn't even know you had a neighbor who was blind but surely you wonder how they manage their households when seeing is so difficult. This is a great opportunity for you to learn a little and help a lot. No specific skills are required, just friendliness, common sense and a few hours per month... read more:
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;
access to a car with proof of insurance;
a minimum of $50/100k liability and $5,000 of property damage coverage.