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.
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Demonstrate Your Commitment to a Better New Haven by shopping, reading and assisting a neighbor who is blind. If you have four hours per month, you can make an amazing difference to someone who is legally blind, there are some folks who are totally blind too - this is a great opportunity to learn from them how they manage despite blindness. Be a volunteer and learn a little! It's REALLY EASY
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.
Literacy / Reading
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Very Flexible - about 4 hours per month is great!
friendly, good listener, shopper, patient, understanding