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Outings Companion: Cambridge

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Cambridge

Our Royal Engineers veteran would love a volunteer to take him on outings to the local garden centre, coffee shop or museum. He has some anxiety about being in crowds so he would love a patient and encouraging volunteer who could help him build up hi…

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Admin Volunteer: Ashington, Northumberland

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Ashington, Northumberland

Are you great at speaking to people on the telephone?  Do you like to use the internet to do research?  Are you happy carrying out other administrative tasks?  If it’s a YES from you, we’d love your help! Volunteering in our busy Ashington office eit…

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Home Visitor: Carlisle

Length of Role
Ongoing

We are looking for a lovely volunteer to visit our Veteran in Carlisle. He was a Royal Engineer from 1944 to 1947. Prior to his sight deteriorating, he was very handy around the house and enjoyed DIY. He is very interested in documentaries, in partic…

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Home Visitor: Preston, Lancashire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Preston, Lancashire

We have a number of veterans in Preston who would benefit hugely from a friendly face to pop by once a week or fortnight to say hello and brighten their day. By providing regular companionship, social interaction and building a positive one-to-one re…

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Home Visitors: Blackpool

Length of Role
Ongoing

We have a number of veterans in Blackpool who would benefit hugely from a friendly face to pop by once a week or fortnight to say hello and brighten their day. By providing regular companionship, social interaction and building a positive one-to-one …

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Home Visitor: Wigan

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Wigan, Greater Manchester

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our Blind Veteran in Wigan. He joined the Royal Signals in 1951, and did his training in Catterick. He then served in Germany before being discharged in 1953. He is  an avid sports fan, in particular f…

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Home Visitor: Barrow-in-Furness

Length of Role
Ongoing

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our Blind Veteran in Barrow in Furness. He joined the Royal Army in 1946 and trained as a driver. Before losing his sight, he was an avid newspaper reader an watcher of sport, in particular cricket and…

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Home Visitor: Bury, Lancashire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Bury, Lancashire

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our Blind Veteran in Bury, Lancashire. He volunteered for the Royal Navy in 1944. After service in a corvette operating off Malta and West Africa he was later in the battleship HMS Renown based in Port…

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Home Visitor: Brundall, Norwich

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Brundall, Norwich

Having served in the Army during World War II, our veteran is full of stories about his interesting time in the military. Now in his 90s, our veteran has a keen interest in current affairs and enjoys listening to audio books. He would like a easy goi…

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Home Visitor: Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham

Our elderly blind veteran served in the army for several years. He used to love painting and is self-taught. He loves all music, but particularly Big Band. He would really benefit from a volunteer visiting him once a week for a nice chat and a cup of…

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Home Visitors: Wolverhampton

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Wolverhampton

We have a number of veterans in the Wolverhampton area who are looking for volunteers to share their stories with and to bring them companionship. Our veterans often enjoy discussing days gone past but also have an interest in current affairs and loc…

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Home Visitor: Fareham, Hampshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Fareham, Hampshire

Are you a born organiser with the patience to help one of our female veterans? Our veteran is from Naval family and served in the Women's Royal Naval Service before having an interesting career as a researcher and running her own business. Now in her…

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