Demonstrate Your Commitment to a Better New Haven
- A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
18 people are interested
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.
About Aging and Disability Services
185 Windsor Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095, US
BESB's mission is to enable its clients to become more self-sufficient and to maximize their participation in the community, at school and in employment settings. It is important to note that most people who are legally blind retain a significant degree of practical vision. Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind A Department of Rehabilitation Services Bureau LIVE. LEARN. WORK
Aging and Disability Services: Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind
Our programs, policies and practices are designed to promote employment, independence, equal access and self-sufficiency for people with disabilities. We strive to be a resource for information and technical assistance for other stakeholders in Connecticut as well.
We'll work with your schedule.
Main StreetNew Haven, CT 06519
- Literacy / Reading
- Special Needs
- Elder care
- Life Coaching
- People Skills
- Relationship Building
- People 55+
- 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