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Blind Veterans- Driver (Uxbridge)

Details of the Charity:

At our organisation, we firmly believe that no one who has served our country should have to face the challenge of blindness alone. We are committed to ensuring that all blind veterans have access to the highest quality services and support to help them discover and lead fulfilling lives beyond sight loss. Through our programs, we strive to provide comprehensive care that meets the unique needs of each veteran, including access to advanced technologies, expert training, and ongoing assistance from compassionate professionals. Our ultimate goal is to empower blind veterans to live life to the fullest and to honour their invaluable service to our country.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

Volunteer drivers are essential in helping our veterans get from A to B. Driving them from theirs homes to our social clubs, they enable our Members to do the things they like and need to do.

This role is ideal for someone who likes driving and getting out and about around Bexleyheath, once or twice a month on weekdays, during mornings and afternoons (sometimes available at short notice).

It’s simple: arrange pick up, let the veteran know the journey details, take them to the destination, and help them enter and exit the vehicle. Job done!

Skills Required:

  • Volunteers must be over the age of 21 
  • Have held their license for 2+ years
  • Have your own car, but we will cover all reasonable expenses
  • Reliable and punctual for our veterans

Additional Benefits:

  • Access to Health Assured, a confidential service that allows you to speak to a qualified, experiences counsellor on a range of issues and receive the advice and support you need.
  • 24 hour service is free for you to use
  • Volunteering Hours to go towards the Brunel Volunteers Award
  • Volunteering achievement recognised on your HEAR Transcript

  • Interested? Apply below:
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  • Name
  • Have you come to study at Brunel from outside the UK
  • If you are an international student which visa do you hold?
  • Would you like to sign-up for a weekly volunteering Newsletter?