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Volunteering Opportunity: VO94464

  • Home Visitor (St Monans)
    with Blind Veterans UK (Fife).

    Created/last updated: 23/11/2022

    About this opportunity:Blind Vetrans UK are committed to supporting thier blind veterans no matter where they are
     •  Their community home visitors provide crucial social interaction for the veterans who can't reach their centres, and can often feel isolated or lonely
     •  By popping by once a fortnight to see a veteran in their area, home visitors are a friendly face that can make all the difference to the veterans
     •  A visit could be a simple chat and a cup of tea and getting out and about in the local area
     •  You will never be asked to do any personal care
     •  Their member has an interest in golf and snooker and enjoys a chat
     •  Although you will be working in the community independently, your manager is only a phone call away and there is a network of other volunteers for you to link in with too
     •  Volunteers must be over the age of 18 years and understand the importance of confidentiality and relationship boundaries
     •  The role can be flexible around your other commitments, but they ask that you are reliable and punctual for the veterans
     •  You will be fully trained and supported so you feel comfortable and confident in your volunteering
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Some training online and some in person such as Guiding Skills, Volunteer Coordinator available and Employee Assistance Programme
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - 45p per mile

    Experience required:reliable and punctual for the veterans. Must have own car and clean driving lincence

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Interview; PVG membership required; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsSt Monans area

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.