Conservative - Erudite - Patient - Bookish Reader Needed

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Aging and Disability Services

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Conservative - Erudite - Patient - Reader / Visitor Needed
A local fellow needs a reader and visitor to chat and read and pass the time. This gent is very socially isolated but loves to chat is very socially conscious, well mannered and has goals and dreams for himself. Do you have 2 hours per week to spend reading and chatting with him? He lives in a group setting that offers both common rooms as well as non-public spaces for meeting and reading.

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.

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About Aging and Disability Services

Location:

185 Windsor Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095, US

Mission Statement

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

Description

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.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Main StreetStamford, CT 06903

(41.13861,-73.57119)
 

SKILLS

  • Special Needs
  • Hospice Care
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Research
  • Mental Health
  • Counseling / Mental Health

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Mid Afternoons are Best - One or Two Hours/week
  • PATIENCE, Understanding, Non-Judgemental

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