Come, Follow Me; Be a Comforting Presence
- A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
5 people are interested
Come, follow me and be a comfort to an elder who is legally blind and hard of hearing; that means they can still see a bit and hear but with difficulty. If you have the patience to speak clearly, read the paper, have a conversation and provide comfort to a lonely, socially isolated neighbor, this is for you.
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.
About Department of Rehabilitation Services; Services for the Blind & LTCOP
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
Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind
A Department of Rehabilitation Services Bureau
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 StreetDurham, CT 06422
- Hospice Care
- Elder care
- Life Coaching
- Mental Health
- Bereavement Support
- Patient Care
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Patience, caring,