Gal Pal, Shopping Buddy and Adventurer Needed for Local Lady with Legal Blindness


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


Main StreetMiddletown, CT 06457


A friendly and outgoing gal pal, shopping buddy and adventurer are needed for a local lady who is legally blind. This recently retired individual does not drive due to legal blindness but she loves to shop, visit local attractions and go out for delicious meals and coffee. If you are looking for an opportunity to volunteer in a way that feels more like a friendship this is right for you. No specific skills are necessary other than being nice and having a sense of adventure of course!

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
  • Elder care
  • Life Coaching
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Very Flexible - Just do what you promise!
  • patience, good listening, a joy for shopping

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