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Home Visitor: King's Lynn, Norfolk

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
King's Lynn, Norfolk

Our Army veteran had an interesting role in World War II as a tele-printer sending messages to the codebreakers at Bletchley Park. Now only a few years off her 100th birthday, she would like a volunteer to take her out for lunch or to the local shops…

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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 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 going and good-humour…

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Home Visitor: Dudley, West Midlands

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Dudley, West Midlands

Our well travelled RAF veteran's time in the military has inspired a love of aircraft, and now in his mid-80s, he enjoys making and flying model planes. He would love a volunteer to take him to the flying field to fly his aircrafts, and to help him k…

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Home Visitor: Tipton, West Midlands

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Tipton, West Midlands

Our RAF veteran is looking for a well-travelled volunteer with a good sense of humour to visit him in his home. Recently widowed, our veteran now spends a lot of time doing crosswords and reading; he has a particular passion for thrillers! He would l…

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Home Visitor: Worcester

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
West Midlands

Our blind veteran would appreciate some support to get organised and also to guide him by pointing out jobs that he needs to do, so that he can do the jobs himself i.e., dusting, cleaning. Our veteran served in the Army and was in the Mercian Regimen…

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Lunch Club Volunteer: Luton, Bedfordshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Luton, Bedfordshire

We need a volunteer to help organise and run a lunch club which offers support and friendship to Blind Veteran UK veterans.  This service is important and gives the veterans an opportunity to form friendships with their peers in a safe and warm envir…

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Home Visitor: Evesham, Worcestershire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Evesham, Worcestershire

Blind Veterans UK is looking for a volunteer to visit one of our members who served in Women's Auxiliary Air force during the Second World War serving across several bases in the UK. Having recently moved into a retirement home she is struggling to m…

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Technology Support Companion: Staffordshire, West Midlands

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Staffordshire, West Midlands

It is important for our veterans who have sight loss to be able to continue to live independent and active lives. Technology can enable members to access information in their own homes and develop skills that help them maintain that independence. Our…

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Home Visitor: Upminster, East London

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Upminster, East London

Our Upminster based veteran is full of interesting stories of his service in World War II with the Royal Navy. He is now in his 90s, and although well looked after in his care home and still very able, he would like the opportunity to socialise more.…

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Reading Companion: Lowestoft, Suffolk

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Lowestoft, Suffolk

Do you enjoy reading to others? Our Suffolk based veteran has a passion for reading; an activity that has become more challenging with sight loss. He has difficulty using audio-books and newspapers due to the technology required, so would love a volu…

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Home Visitor: Stockton on Tees

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Stockton on Tees

Our veteran complete his National Service with the Durham Light Infantry between 1952 and 1954, followed by part time service until 1958.  During his time in the infantry he was deployed overseas in conflict. This volunteering opportunity will not on…

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Home Visitor: Hull

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Hull

Our veteran was in the RAF for 24 years and was a PT and Parachute Instructor for a good deal of this time.  He is a really interesting gentleman with lots of tales to tell and will keep you entertained on your visits.  We would like you to visit wee…

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