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About our Visitors

Provide friendly support and a listening ear for our Forces

For more information call our Volunteer team on 0845 658 1167 or send us an online enquiry.

Visitor

Becoming a Visitor for SSAFA is special because you get to see first hand the difference you make to people’s lives.

About the role

We are looking for Visitors to provide friendly support and a listening ear to members of the Armed Forces community and their families in their local area, such as a visit to someone in their home or care establishment for a cup of tea. As well as being good company, you’ll be looking out for any clients who might need further support from us and alert other volunteers in your team. You’ll also help out with fundraising and increasing awareness of SSAFA in your area.

Becoming a Visitor for SSAFA is special because you get to see first hand the difference you make to people’s lives. You’ll use your local knowledge and expertise to benefit those in your community, while you develop new skills and meet some inspirational people.

How to apply

Contact us to find out about opportunities to become a Visitor in your local area.

Our recruitment process includes interviews and a reference check.

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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