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  • Outings Companion (Outings to Craft Fairs) Levenmouth
    with Blind Veterans UK (Fife)

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO94724 - Created/last updated: 30/05/2023


    About this opportunity:Blind Vetrans UK are committed to supporting thier blind veterans no matter where they are. Community outings are blind veterans' chance to get together, meet other blind veterans and have a great day out. They provide crucial social interaction for our veterans who can't reach our centres and can sometimes feel isolated or lonely. Outings volunteers are there to make sure everything runs smoothly and ensure that all blind veterans can get involved with all parts of the day. This particular member would like to attend craft events in Fife to sell woodwork items he has made. For this role, they are looking for volunteers who aren't afraid to get stuck in, and even learn new skills themselves.

    Volunteers must be over the age of 18 and understand the importance of 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 DetailsLevenmouth

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

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity call us (FVA) on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:

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