Socialize and Visit with Local Residents Who are Blind


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


Main StreetNorwich, CT 06360


Local residents who are legally blind are interested in having friendly visitors and readers to assist with their mail, light shopping, reading and getting outdoors when the weather is nice. It is a very easy way to make a difference in your community.

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.


  • Literacy / Reading
  • Special Needs
  • Elder care
  • Life Coaching
  • Reading / Writing
  • Social Work

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Very Flexible, Just Keep Your Promises
  • Must be reliable, trustworthy and compassionate.

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