Department of Rehabilitation Services; Services for the Blind
Be a Better You in Ten Days, Read and Shop With a Neighbor
Company: Department of Rehabilitation Services; Services for the Blind
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Location: Main Street, Norwich, CT, 06360
Project Details

Be a better you in just ten days by becoming a volunteer reader and shopper for the blind. You probably didn't even know you had a neighbor who was blind but surely you wonder how they manage their households when seeing is so difficult. This is a great opportunity for you to learn a little and help a lot. No specific skills are required, just friendliness, common sense and a few hours per month... read more:

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.
  • General requirements


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Very Flexible, Do What You Can, Others Will Help!
  • Good Reader, Patient, Flexible, Willing to Help
  • Category
    People With Disabilities
    Skills Area
    Elder care
    Life Coaching
    People Skills
    Problem Solving