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Committee Community volunteer

Role: Committee Community volunteer

You might be helping someone to get to a hospital appointment or making visits to a family who has been left isolated by deployment. You will usually work on your local base or station.

We’re looking for people who can offer some friendly support and a listening ear. Here are just some of the ways that you could help:

  • Practical support such as providing transport to local hospitals and elsewhere
  • Visiting isolated and lonely families when a spouse is deployed
  • Supporting the bereaved and helping estranged families
  • Befriending those who need someone to listen and when necessary putting them in touch with someone else who can help
  • Giving advice to newlyweds, who may be unfamiliar with service life
  • Assisting those leaving the Armed Forces, who may be anxious about resettlement into civilian life.

You’ll be carefully trained and prepared to take on your role. You will also work together with your local community volunteer coordinator.

This rewarding role is an opportunity to offer your time to benefit those in your local Armed Forces community, as well as to develop new skills and meet some inspirational people.

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This role is available in the following places:

  • MOD Lyneham Committee Volunteers
  • RAF Benson Service Committee Community Volunteers
  • RAF Brize Norton Service Committee Community Volunteers
  • RAF Halton Service Committee Community Volunteer
  • Shrivenham Service Committee Community Volunteers
  • Aldershot Community Volunteers
  • Gosport & Portsmouth Service Committee Community Volunteers
  • RAF Odiham Service Committee Community Volunteers
  • Woolwich Service Committee Community Volunteer
  • Colchester Service Committee Community Volunteers
  • RAF Marham Service Committee Community Volunteer
  • RAF Wittering Service Committee Community Volunteer
  • RAF Wyton Service Committee Community Volunteer
  • RAF Wattisham Service Committee Community Volunteer
  • Woodbridge Service Committee Community Volunteer
  • Faslane Committee Community Volunteer
  • Northern Ireland Central Service Committee Community Volunteer
  • Kinloss Service Committee Community Volunteers

Contact us about volunteering

To apply to be a SSAFA volunteer:

  1. Please fill out the below enquiry form
  2. You will receive an email from SSAFA with the full application form for you to complete
  3. Once submitted, someone from your nearest branch will contact you soon

The recruitment process includes interviews and a reference check.

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