Help a visually-impaired neighbor run errands and read in Plymouth, MA - car needed

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Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

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Do you live in or around Plymouth? Are you interested in making a difference in the life of a blind adult in your neighborhood?

As a part of MABVI’s Volunteers for Vision program, you’ll assist a blind senior with reading and running errands. She's a very sweet woman and quite fun to visit with!

A car is necessary for this opportunity.

Why Volunteer with MABVI?

  • 90% of our current volunteers feel they are doing significant work
  • 98% of our volunteers say volunteering with us gives them a sense of accomplishment
  • 99% would recommend the volunteer program to their family and friends

What will you gain from the role?

  • A chance to make a difference
  • Experience working with people with sight loss
  • A sense of achievement
  • A new friend

What skills and experience are needed?

  • An easy-to-understand voice
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to treat information confidentially
  • Patience and a good sense of humor!

What support will be given?

  • One-time volunteer training in our Brookline Office
  • Support and guidance from our staff
  • Volunteer events throughout the year

When will you be needed?
Once ever other week for about two hours a visit.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Opportunities throughout MassachusettsPlymouth, MA 02345

(41.91641,-70.55475)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Reading / Writing

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours every other week; we're flexible!

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