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Do you enjoy knitting/crocheting and chatting with a fun group of people?

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ORGANIZATION: Blind Service Association

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Do you enjoy knitting or crocheting? How about spend time with a fun group of people knitting/crocheting and chatting, occasionally assisting with dropped stitches as needed? We need a couple more sighted volunteers to join our Knitting Club (members are blind and low vision or sighted volunteers) and help when needed. Fridays at the BSA office, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

1 Shift

  • 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
    Ongoing opportunity takes place on Fridays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Blind Service Association

Location:

17 N. State Street Suite 1050, Chicago, IL 60602, US

Mission Statement

To empower the blind and low vision community through all phases of life with personalized services.

Description

Blind Service Association (BSA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to empower the blind and low vision community through all phases of life with personalized services.

Programs and Services at BSA include:
- One-to-one reading
- Recording of reading material (that is not previously recorded)
- Braille tutoring
- Employment program
- Programs and events specifically for senior members ages 50+
- Programs and events tailored for youth, including Summer Program Pathways
- Peer led support groups
- Weekly & monthly recurring programs that provide connection and information
- Monthly special events like presentations or field trips
- Scholarship program that provides up to $30,000
- Annual Vision Expo that presents the latest research, resources, and information related to blindness and low vision.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
People with Disabilities
Community, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

17 N. State Street Suite 1050Chicago, IL 60602

(41.8827,-87.62739)
 

SKILLS

  • Crocheting
  • Knitting

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Ideally once a week for 2 hours.
  • Knowledge of knitting and/crochet + patience.

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