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Aging and Disability Services

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 36 people are interested
Lady Knitting

You deserve a day at the spa or salon... why not make it all the more special by taking a neighbor with you. When older people become less active, they can also become forgotten. Can you spend time with this lovely Glastonbury resident who enjoys to get her hair done. Get your nails done while she gets her hair done and you can do a good deed while you cross an item off of your own to-do list. She also loves to sew but can't see so well to do that anymore. If you love hanging out with inspirational people, this is the place for you.

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;

  • two references

  • access to a car with proof of insurance;

  • a minimum of $50/100k liability and $5,000 of property damage coverage.

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About Aging and Disability Services

Location:

184 Windsor Avenue, Volunteer Positions in Most CT Towns, Windsor, CT 06095, US

Mission Statement

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.

Description

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
Seniors
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Glastonbury, Unionville, Branford, BloomfieldWest Haven, New London, Vernon,Your Town!Glastonbury, CT 06073

SKILLS

  • Spiritual Healing
  • Massage Therapy
  • Elder care
  • Cosmetology
  • Stylist

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible - Choose what works for you.

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