Help an Elderly, Blind Woman Grocery Shop near East Weymouth

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Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

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Help a member of your community obtain groceries once a week, and make a positive impact in your community and with a neighbor in need!

The Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired is seeking a volunteer in or near the East Weymouth MA area.

  • Volunteers need a car, and should be available once a week to help an elderly woman obtain groceries and run other errands within the community. Volunteers should be reliable, trustworthy and consistent.
  • The process to become a volunteer involves completing an online application, submitting a CORI, completing an online training and a brief interview with MABVI staff.
  • Scheduling is flexible!

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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 35 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.

Community
People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Weymouth, MA 02188

(42.20716,-70.96062)
 

SKILLS

  • Community Outreach
  • Relationship Building
  • Elder care
  • Transactions
  • Transportation

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours/week or every other week
  • Able to handle financial and confidential information.

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