Grocery Shop and Share your Sight with Elderly Woman in Cambridge, MA
Be part of your community and make a positive impact in the life of a neighbor in need! The Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (MABVI) is looking for volunteers in or near Dorchester MA. Volunteers are matched one to one with someone who is blind or visually impaired in their community. Currently we have an urgent need for volunteers to help grocery shop with an elderly woman in Dorchester MA. Volunteers should have a car, and be available to help once every other week.
About Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
200 Ivy Street, Brookline, MA 02446, US
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.
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.
1 Main StreetDorchester, MA 02124
October 21, 2021
- People Skills
- Reading Comprehension
- Relationship Building
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 1-2 hours every other week
- Compassionate, trustworthy, reliable