Be a Better You in Ten Days, Read and Shop With a Neighbor


(41.553276,-72.08237)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Main StreetNorwich, CT 06360
Let

About

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;

  • two references

  • access to a car with proof of insurance;

  • a minimum of $50/100k liability and $5,000 of property damage coverage.

Skills

  • Cooking / Catering
  • Elder care
  • Life Coaching
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • 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, Do What You Can, Others Will Help!
  • Good Reader, Patient, Flexible, Willing to Help

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