Help for Heroes supports those with injuries and illnesses sustained while serving in the British Armed Forces.

No matter when someone served, H4H give them the support they need to lead active, independent and fulfilling
lives.

Their specialist teams focus on the five key areas of an individual’s life: medical, mind, body, spirit and family. 

They provide support to the whole family to help them all cope with the challenges they face.

Long-term recovery is more than repairing damaged bodies and minds; it’s about rebuilding lives. To help H4H achieve this they need volunteers to help out at events

Run merchandise stalls

Provide talks at schools etc

Hold bucket collections

Promote National campaigns

Training will take place at events in Scotland throughout the year. Two regional gatherings per year are also held where all volunteers are invited to go along, learn more about the charity/meet other volunteers and take part in further training.

If you feel you can help out with Help for Heroes please contact Yvonne Beattie on

01980 840220 or

yvonne.beattie@helpforheroes.org.uk

 

 

Support for our wounded

To raise awareness of the charity by speaking to groups and attending cheque presentations. Would suit someone who likes speaking to groups and inspiring their audience. If you like speaking to groups and enthusing your audience then this is the opportunity for you!
 
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A volunteer is needed to place collecting cans in their local area. They will be the point of contact in their local area. They will be fully supported by a staff member and given full instruction. If you have a few spare hours and would like to get out and about in the community, then get in touch!
 
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Volunteers are wanted to help with a new weekly games group for older adults to be run on Thursday afternoons. The volunteer will help out with teas, coffees and games. The games will include indoor bowls, boccia, quoits and skittles. There will also be board and card games.
 
No experience is needed but a caring nature and good communication skills along with the ability to support and encourage older people to take part would be great.
 
If you would like to know more about this opportunity and like the idea of having a cuppa and playing cards with some of Orkney’s delightful older folk please contact Rob or Arlene on 872 897 for a chat.
 
 Games

The main purpose of this volunteer role is to manage and moderate online discussion forums. The online forum is a key medium for SRA to engage with members throughout Scotland and offer an opportunity for members to contribute their thoughts, ideas and issues in online conversation.

Tasks / Description of Role

To manage and moderate online discussion forums

To respond to enquiries received through the forum

To perform general moderator duties e.g. accept new members, flag issues with SRA staff

To contribute to discussions/create discussion topics

Although training will be provided to enable volunteers to do this we particularly welcome volunteers with previous experience of rural affairs, community work, experience in political or social organisations/movements, campaign experience or who live in very rural/remote areas. Particular interest in the issues surrounding rural areas and Land, Business, Digital Connectivity, Transport or Local Governance is also welcome. Experience of online discussion forums would be beneficial.

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