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Volunteer Development Scotland Ltd. (also known as Volunteer Scotland).
Charity registered in Scotland SC013740 and a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland, No. SC106743. Our registered Office is Jubilee House, Forthside Way, Stirling. FK8 1QZ

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Home Visitor (Kirkcaldy)

Can you spare a few hours a week to brighten someone’s day?

Blind Veterans UK are committed to supporting blind veterans wherever they are. Home visitors provide crucial social interaction for veterans who can’t reach their centres and can often feel isolated or lonely.

Visiting weekly or fortnightly, home visitors are a friendly face that can make all the difference to veterans. A member in Kirkcaldy has set up an entertainment room in his home which he would like to share with a volunteer! He would like some help with model making crafts and to look through his music collection which is on vinyl records and CDs. Additionally, he would like to watch films with someone and have a discussion around them.


Whilst volunteering 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. You should be age 18+ and understand the importance of confidentiality and relationship boundaries. Full training and support provided.


Experience required

Volunteers should be reliable and punctual for the veterans. You must also have your own car and a clean driving licence.

Travel details

At the veteran’s home and local area (Kirkcaldy)

Travel expenses

45p per mile

Support
Training details

Some training online and some in person such as Guiding Skills, Volunteer Coordinator available and Employee Assistance Programme

Restrictions

Minimum age: 18

Availability
Mon
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Volunteers (aged 18-25) taking part in this opportunity are eligible to claim Saltire Awards hours for their activity.
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