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Driver: Exeter

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Ongoing
Location
Exeter

Blind Veterans UK is looking for volunteers to help transport our members to our quarterly lunch clubs in the Exeter area. Lunch clubs are a great opportunity for our members to catch up with each other over a good meal. We love our volunteers to get…

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Lunch Club Coordinator: Bristol/Gloucestershire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Bristol/Gloucestershire

Blind Veterans UK is looking for a volunteer to help coordinate two of our local lunch clubs in Bristol and Stroud. Our quarterly run lunch clubs are an extremely important service for many of our veterans allowing them to get together and catch up w…

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Driver: Honiton, Devon

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Honiton, Devon

Blind Veterans UK is looking for a volunteer to assist one of our members who joined the RAF in 1943. He trained as a flight engineer but later became an airfield controller, serving in the UK. On discharge he worked for railways and latterly worked …

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Shopper: Poole, Dorset

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Poole, Dorset

Blind Veterans UK is looking for a volunteer to visit one of our members who joined the WRNS in 1956 and starting out as an Air Radio Mechanic. She was commissioned in 1959 and became a Photographic Interpreter. Following service she and her husband,…

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Home Visitor: Newton Ferrers, Devon

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Newton Ferrers, Devon

Blind Veterans UK is looking for a volunteer to assist one of our members who served in the Royal Navy in England, Scotland and Korea, after his discharge as a Leading Radio Electrical Mechanic he worked maintaining radios and radars. Immigrating to …

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Community Events Assistant: North West

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
North West

We are looking for volunteers to be part of a successful team of dedicated fundraising volunteers who can assist our Community and Events team in operating local events in Wales and the North East areas throughout the year to raise funds to support B…

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Home Visitor: Sherborne, Dorset

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Sherborne, Dorset

Blind Veterans UK is looking for a volunteer to visit one of our members. Qualifying as a nurse, she joined the Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service in 1945 and went to Haslar and then Minterne Magna Naval Hospitals. She was further drafted …

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Home Visitor: Liversedge, West Yorkshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Liversedge, West Yorkshire

Would you like to visit one of our younger blinded veterans at home to provide company and conversation as well as assist him to get out and about within his local community?  Our veterans enjoys football, visiting the gym, tandem cycling and likes a…

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Home Visitor: Lytham, St Annes

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Lytham

Are you interested in Rugby? Would you like to visit and support one of our veterans who is a keen rugby supporter.  By providing regular companionship, social interaction and building a positive one-to-one relationship you can help to reduce the eff…

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Home Visitor: St Helens, Merseyside

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
St Helens, Merseyside

Our blind veterans are seeking home visitors in the St Helens area to provide regular companionship, company and social interaction. By building a positive one-to-one relationship you can help to reduce the effects of isolation so commonly experience…

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Home Visitor: Solihull, West Midlands

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Solihull, West Midlands

Our blind veteran served in the Royal Navy as an Engineer, spending time in the Far East. He has an interest in brushing up his French, enjoys history and crosswords (but now would like help with these) and prior to his sight loss he enjoyed watching…

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Home Visitor: Cleator, Cumbria

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Cleator, Cumbria

Would you like to visit a blind Army veteran living in Cleator who feels quite lonely. By providing regular companionship, social interaction and building a positive one-to-one relationship you can help to reduce the effects of isolation so commonly …

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