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Swimming Companion: Aldershot, Hampshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Aldershot, Hampshire

We are looking for a friendly and active volunteer to visit our RAF veteran and take him to the local swimming pool in Aldershot! Now in his early-80s, our veteran is mobile but due to his sight loss, he cannot leave the house without an escort, so s…

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Home Visitor: Aberystwyth, North Wales

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Aberystwyth, North Wales

We are looking for a male volunteer who could provide weekly companionship for our Aberystwyth-based veteran.  Company, conversation, reading the papers and help with simple art and woodwork projects would really benefit this National Service veteran…

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Home Visitor: Holywell, Clwyd

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Holywell, Clwyd

Could you help make life a little easier for our ex-Army veteran who has recently been given a scanner to help him read letters, newspapers and documents?  He would benefit greatly from a volunteer helping him to become familiar with the scanner and …

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Home Visitor: Holyhead, Anglesey

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Holyhead, Anglesey

Our Holyhead-based veteran who served with Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps in the UK and overseas is looking for much needed company and conversation from a volunteer visitor as she is very lonely.  Our veterans loves to chat but rarely ha…

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Home Visitor: Upton-by-Chester

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Upton, Chester

A World War 2 veteran who served as a radio operator and gunner in Normandy is looking for company and conversation.  Somebody who can bring the outside world in to our veteran a couple of hours a week or fortnight would make a big difference. By pro…

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Home Visitor: Littlehampton, West Sussex

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Littlehampton, West Sussex

We are looking for a mature volunteer to visit our veteran in Littlehampton. Having joined the Royal Navy in 1943, he had an interesting time in the military, serving the North Atlantic and Arctic convoys, the D-Day landings and the Mediterranean. Be…

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Home Visitor: Yapton, Arundel

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Yapton, Arundel

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our veteran in Yapton. Having served with the RAF in Pembrey, he then returned to the UK and had a very different second career as a decorator. Before losing his sight, our veteran loved pigeon racing …

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Outings Companion: Bognor Regis, West Sussex

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Bognor Regis, West Sussex

Having joined the RAF in 1942 aged 19, our veteran served as a Bomb Aimer in Europe. After the war ended, he was then posted in Burma, flying in Dakotas until his discharge. Upon returning to the UK, he became Head Teacher in a school for Vietnamese …

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Home Visitor: West Witterings, Chichester

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Chichester, West Sussex

We are looking for a friendly volunteer with a military interest to visit our Army veteran in Chichester. Having joined the Army in 1942, he eventually went on to serve with the Commandos, moving between France, Belgium, Holland, Kenya, Italy and Aus…

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Home Visitor: Bognor Regis, West Sussex

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Bognor Regis, West Sussex

After serving in the RAF as Aircraftman 1st Class, our veteran had an interesting second career as an engineer for Mercedes Benz. Before losing his sight our veteran loved driving and cycling, and spent a lot of his spare time reading. Now in his lat…

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Lunch Club Driver: Oxford

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Oxfordshire

Blind Veterans UK is looking for volunteers to help transport our members to our monthly lunch clubs in the Oxford area. Lunch clubs occur on the 2nd Thursday each month and are a great opportunity for our members to catch up with each other over a g…

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Home Visitor: Dereham, Norfolk

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Dereham, Norfolk

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our Army veteran in Dereham. Before losing his sight, he loved boats and used to have his own. Now in his 90s, he spends his time listening to audio books, and is particularly interested in old sailing…

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