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Help a visually-impaired neighbor grocery shop in Worcester, MA

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Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired


Seeking volunteers to drive clients living in Worcester, Massachusetts to and from a nearby store of their choice. Once at the store the volunteer would aid client in locating sections of the store. Also aid client in product selection, reading labels and prices of products. Volunteer would also assist with the store check out process and with bringing purchases from the car into the client's residence.

Volunteer would work with the client to select a time to shop that is convenient for both the volunteer and the client. Usually the time required to shop could vary from 2 to 4 hours. Often the client is seeking a volunteer to shop with them once or twice a month.

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About Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired


200 Ivy Street, Brookline, MA 02446, US

Mission Statement

Established in 1903, the Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (MABVI) is the oldest program in the country providing services to adults with vision loss. Helen Keller served on our first advisory board. MABVI is dedicated to empowering individuals to live with dignity. We provide access to a full range of sight loss services and help reduce fears and isolation caused by vision loss. With offices in Brookline and Worcester, we serve more than 7,000 blind and visually impaired individuals every year. MABVI is a program of MAB Community Services.


Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired offers a number of services.

In our COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER PROGRAM, volunteers work one-to-one with visually impaired adults in their community, assisting with reading or shopping.

In each of our 33 peer-led SUPPORT GROUPS, individuals gather to share challenges and resources.

Elders with low vision can work with one of our VISION REHABILITATION SPECIALISTS to learn strategies for living with limited or no vision. Special focus on reading and writing, magnification, lighting, diabetes management, home safety and daily activities.

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We'll work with your schedule.


Main StWorcester, MA 01603



  • People Skills
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Multi-Tasking




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 to 4 hours twice a month
  • Dependable, patient, flexible and respectful of client confidentiality

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