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Flexible Helper Needed for Visually Impaired North Billerica Resident

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Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

If you would like to make a difference in the life of someone in need, then this opportunity is for you. MABVI is looking for a volunteer with a car to help a woman in North Billerica who is Visually Impaired. She would greatly appreciate someone who can drive her for errands, or pick up items and drop them off at her home. This opportunity would be flexible, on an as-need basis.

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About Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Location:

200 Ivy Street, Brookline, MA 02446, US

Mission Statement

Established in 1903, the Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (MABVI) is the oldest program in the country providing services to adults with vision loss. Helen Keller served on our first advisory board. MABVI is dedicated to empowering individuals to live with dignity. We provide access to a full range of sight loss services and help reduce fears and isolation caused by vision loss. With offices in Brookline and Worcester, we serve more than 7,000 blind and visually impaired individuals every year. MABVI is a program of MAB Community Services.

Description

Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired offers a number of services.

In our COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER PROGRAM, volunteers work one-to-one with visually impaired adults in their community, assisting with reading or shopping.

In each of our 33 peer-led SUPPORT GROUPS, individuals gather to share challenges and resources.

Elders with low vision can work with one of our VISION REHABILITATION SPECIALISTS to learn strategies for living with limited or no vision. Special focus on reading and writing, magnification, lighting, diabetes management, home safety and daily activities.

People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

Mon Dec 21, 2020 - Sun Jan 31, 2021

WHERE

Main Street North BillericaNorth Billerica, MA 01862

(42.5832,-71.28487)
 

SKILLS

  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours once a few times per month
  • Must be kind, caring and compassionate.

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