There are a number of ways that you can help and volunteer at HQ and here’s how:
Volunteers are trained as buddy caseworkers. They receive ongoing training, regular support and supervision in providing a unique personal action plan around the veterans, reservists and or their family’s needs and requirements.
Custody Case Worker
To work in local prisons and with the probation service in supporting Veterans within the criminal justice system. This programme is a 3 x phase programme and requires additional training.
Veterans HQ are about to commence a new programme of support aimed at isolated and lonely veterans aged 65yrs plus. The befriender will visit the isolated individual in their own home and work with them in helping them to engage with local veterans and community programmes.
Meet & Greeter
A Volunteer who will be based at HQ and meet and greet Veterans, reservists and their families when they attend HQ. They will make them a cuppa, sit and talk to them while they are waiting for a case worker to meet with them.
Admin and Reception
To staff the reception desk, answer calls, take messages, book appointments and direct questions and issues to the right individual.
Fundraiser & publicity
To raise funds either by street collection, helping to establish sponsorships with local business or companies, help by raising awareness of Veterans HQ and veteran’s issues by organising events, publicity campaigns etc.