Join us for a week of exciting and educational events showcasing the artists, designers, musicians, filmmakers, authors, fashion and beauty changemakers who are lighting up our screens and airwaves to shift our consciousness and conversations for good.
If you know your brands and love to shop for fashion or just love fashion this is a great volunteer opportunity for you. This local resident who is legally blind is seeking a shopping buddy for fashion or food; a pal for pizza or pasta and a friend for walks and talks. If you reach your 'limit' don't worry, assisting with paperwork, forms and junk mail is fine too! Don't miss this great opportunity to do a good deed while you are checking items off of your own to-do list. We all shop and it is a service to the community when you bring a friend who can no longer drive. Sign up today! Just 10 minutes and less than 10 days to your new status as someone who turns a good idea into a good deed!
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;
access to a car with proof of insurance;
a minimum of $50/100k liability and $5,000 of property damage coverage - got less? don't stress we can work around that... don't wait do it now!
184 Windsor Avenue, Volunteer Positions in Most CT Towns, Windsor, CT 06095, US
Maximizing opportunities for the independence and well-being of people with disabilities and older adults in Connecticut. Core Values INTEGRITY: We interact honestly and fairly with all others, adhering to strong ethics, values and principals. RESPECT: We value and recognize others for their unique skills, talents and contributions, and are considerate in all interactions. PROFESSIONALISM: We are mindful of our daily conduct and strive to have the highest work standards with a courteous attitude. OPEN COMMUNICATION: We encourage the sharing of information and knowledge in an accurate, honest and supportive way.
Aging and Disability Services: Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind
Welcome to the Department of Aging and Disability Services. Our programs, policies and practices are designed to:
Deliver integrated aging and disability services responsive to the needs of Connecticut citizens;
Provide leadership on aging and disability issues statewide;
Provide and coordinate aging and disability programs and services in the areas of employment, education, independent living, accessibility and advocacy;
Advocate for the rights of Connecticut residents with disabilities and older adults; and
Serve as a resource on aging and disability issues at the state level.
The Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind enables 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.
People with Disabilities
We'll work with your schedule.
Main StAround the CornerCloser Than You ThinkWaterbury, CT06705
April 21, 2021
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Very Flexible - do what you promise and others will help fill in the gaps. Minimum 4 hours per month; six months preferred.
Must be dependable, organized, have good boundaries and great communication skills.