Help a visually-impaired family in Marlborough (car needed)

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Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

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Do you live in or around Marlborough? Are you interested in making a difference in the life of a blind family in your neighborhood? Do you have a car you'd be willing to use to help with errands and activities?

As a part of MABVI’s Volunteers for Vision program, you’ll assist a blind family (interacting with just the parents, though you'll help the whole family!) by assisting them to run errands, go shopping and read.

Please note that while a car is needed for this opportunity, we have other listings available that do not require a car, just ask us!

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 a week or biweekly for about two hours for each session.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Opportunities throughout MAMarlborough, MA 01752

(42.34737,-71.53679)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours a week or biweekly; we're flexible!

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