Teenage Volunteers Needed for Blind & Vision Rehabilitation Services Summer Program

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Blind & Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh is in need of teenage volunteers for its summer youth program, from June 30 to Aug. 1, which helps young adults who are blind or vision impaired prepare for college or a career. Teenage volunteers accompany students to places like Kennywood, Pirate baseball games, Sandcastle and Camp Kon-O-Kwee, or just spend time with them in the evening. Volunteer schedules are flexible, and training is provided.

For more information, contact Nancy Schepis, volunteer coordinator, at 412-368-4400 ext. 3430 or nschepis@pghvis.org.

MORE ABOUT BVRS

Blind & Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh, a 104-year-old private nonprofit, is a leader in programs and services for people of all ages who are blind, vision impaired, or have other disabilities. We believe in independence through rehabilitation. Our mission is to change the lives of persons with vision loss and other disabilities by fostering independence and individual choice.

We offer comprehensive and personalized computer instruction, employment and vocational services, personal adjustment to blindness training, independence skill building, in-home instruction, low vision services, children’s vision screening, prevention of blindness services, and an industrial employment program. BVRS is a United Way Impact Fund Award for Excellence Agency and is accredited by the National Accreditation Council for Blind and Low Vision Services (NAC).

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