Demonstrate Your Commitment to a Better New Haven


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


Main StreetNew Haven, CT 06519
Guide Dog in Mall
Join me while I exercise my guide dog and improve our skills.


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;

  • 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
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Very Flexible - about 4 hours per month is great!
  • friendly, good listener, shopper, patient, understanding

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